Writing Paragraphs with a DASH?: Creating Tension, Suspense and Atmosphere in Mystery Paragraphs Resource Pack

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Writing Paragraphs with a DASH?: Creating Tension, Suspense and Atmosphere in Mystery Paragraphs Resource Pack - writing, KS2, English, Grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, paragraphs, description, descriptive
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This PowerPoint and activity sheets introduces pupils to the DASH? acronym to aid writing exciting paragraphs within different genres of narrative that contain tension, atmosphere and suspense.
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Writing Paragraphs with a DASH?: Creating Tension, Suspense and Atmosphere in Mystery Paragraphs Resource Pack contains:
  • DASH Activity Sheets.pdf
  • t2-e-3465-writing-paragraphs-with-a-dash-presentation.ppt

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