Words and Phrases to Create Tension, Suspense, and Mystery Word Cards

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  • As part of literacy working wall

    , Nov 17th
  • Fantastic for mystery and adventure display wall. Thanks!

    , Sep 29th
  • This would be a great resource to have on tables. It would be good to see other resources in this format: words and phrases to show anger/delight, adjectives to describe touch, taste, etc. Would be good to connect them with a treasury tag for independent work.

    , Aug 21st
  • suspense working wall

    , Jun 24th
    • Hi Sluppy2010,
      Thank you for your feedback - I'm really pleased the resource has helped!

      , Jun 24th
  • Mystery story working wall

    , Jun 23rd
    • Hi mmustafic,
      Thank you so much for your feedback! :)

      , Jun 23rd
  • great for a working wall

    , Apr 16th
  • good

    , Mar 17th
  • class

    , Mar 15th
  • to teach writing an adventure story

    , Mar 6th
  • Building tension in a narrative.

    , Mar 3rd
  • Y6 suspense writing

    , Feb 28th
  • i wish there were more words

    , Feb 15th
    • Hi jojo5a1, thank you for your review, if could let me know which additional words you would like on this resource I can certainly pass this on to our design team to see what they can do for you. :)

      , Feb 15th
  • Same used all them but it was great all the words

    , Feb 12th
  • Wish there were more!

    , Feb 12th
  • writing lesson

    , Feb 11th
  • Plan to use this formy VCOP wall as my Y6 class write a short suspense story.

    , Feb 10th
  • Great word bank, may display this or just use it for LA group. Thanks

    , Feb 7th
  • For work on writing a story with suspense and tension in it.

    , Jan 28th
  • For work with unit on Suspense and mystery writing

    , Jan 21st
  • display and reference card on table

    , Jan 19th
  • display

    , Jan 13th
  • displayWhat would you use this resource for?

    , Jan 12th
  • Display for working wall while we prepare for suspense writing

    , Jan 12th
  • Classroom display for adventure stories.

    , Jan 11th
  • Writing mystery stories

    , Jan 9th
  • Mystery and suspense writing unit

    , Jan 7th
  • mystery and suspense writing

    , Jan 4th
  • writing workshop

    , Dec 18th
  • Currently teaching a topic all about mysteries and detectives. This resource fits in beautifully. Thank you!

    , Oct 11th
  • WORK

    , Sep 28th
  • This would be useful as a word mat.

    , Sep 24th
  • Writing suspenceful stories.

    , Sep 17th
Words and Phrases to Create Tension, Suspense, and Mystery Word Cards

Words and Phrases to Create Tension, Suspense, and Mystery Word Cards - This great set of word cards features a variety of vocabulary that could help to create tension, suspense, and mystery. E.g. suddenly, distress, dread, unexpectedly, tremble. Brilliant for helping your children expand their vocabulary and create some truely gripping pieces of creative writing.
This resource is available in Standard, Cursive, Precursive and Dyslexic.
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    • Twinkl added Precursive Version on Jan 27th
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