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Have we enticed you to read on...?

The Year 5's recently wrote adventure stories. They began by drafting an opening which they thought would build tension and make the reader want to read more. Here is Caitlin's fantastic example of her opening, which demonstrates exactly how to hook that reader....


Rapidly running away from her parents, only because they were being more spiteful that usual, she heard a big loud snap then pearcing breathing. She knew they were getting closer, because she could hear crunching leaves that sounded like millions of crisp wrappers. Approaching closer and closer, she only had the choice of running faster than the wind ......


What questions do you have as a reader?  The only way to find out is to read on so now you're hooked!


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