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A short story setting for a mystery. The text includes the types of sentences that would be appropriate for Y5 / HA Y4. Pupils can use it to text mark and find the features of a good mystery story setting/ pull apart the authors choices . The second task is a series of sentence strips which would al be found in a good mystery setting. Pupils can be given these in an envelope and work in pairs to find the five they think are the most effective. They then need to justify their opinions. the sentences fall into several categories and model relative clauses, the use of personification, short sentences for tension, well chosen synonyms etc.


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