Understanding English: Reading and Writing Fiction by Carol Matchett


Understanding English: Reading and Writing Fiction by Carol Matchett

Understanding English is a series of books designed to reinforce skills and knowledge at Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum. Each book focuses on a particular aspect of literacy with explanations and teaching points, exercises, answers section and 'Now you try!' extension activities to ensure that learning is really secure. Fiction is the art of storytelling - an art enjoyed by children and adults almost since language began. This book describes clearly the features that make for a captivating story, including the use of character, setting and plot. Full of intriguing examples and activities, it also explains in simple steps how to write thrilling tales that other readers will find compelling. The Reading and Writing Fiction book includes: creating characters, settings, points of view, plotting and retelling a story, building suspense and excitement, dialogue and story genres.

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32 pages


Carol Matchett
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Publication date

31st March 2004



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