A lengthy PowerPoint filled with activities and tasks to help pupils develop skills in narration, characterisation, setting and plot.
There are also a couple of worksheets to accompany what is discussed in the PowerPoint.
Used with a second year class but could be easily adapted for younger or older students.
PowerPoint has over 100 slides that walk through all the aspects of writing scary stories using examples from famous works of literature, movies and movie characters, pieces of music, examples pupils can change from telling into showing and images of setting for them to describe. There are also story prompts, urban myths, a haunted house scenario and some starter games.