Year 5, you’ve been working so hard on your setting description and now I’d like you to describe this picture!
Over half term, think about how the story might continue, with a particular emphasis on the setting- remember show not tell! Use adjectives, similes and Alan Peat sentences. Challenge yourself to use a complex sentence and parenthesis (power diamonds for the best).
Motionless, she stood gazing down the never-ending tunnel. The track extended as far as the eye could see, encased by walls of brightest green. The trees that lined the way grew tall, reaching up and over, interlocking their spindly branches like fingers trapping whoever dared to walk this treacherous route. It was like looking down nature’s kaleidoscope.
Where did the path lead? She had dreamt of this moment, but in her dream she couldn’t remember what happened next.
There was only one way to find out; she bravely took a step forward…