Home Learning Annotate (make notes) on the extract. Use your notes to write a PEE paragraph about how Swindells creates a sense of foreboding
Midnight Breathing Hiss Creaked Thirteen Whimpering Vicious Crying Mumbling Flicked Something Gloom Slowly Recoiled Lull Crept Silence Dark Write a short poem using some or all of these words
How would you describe your poem? What effect do you think these words have?
A novel can be... ...scary ...tense Use the thesauruses to find synonyms/alternatives for these words
What is the tone in this chapter? Use your word cloud to note significant words or images
Fliss wakes up and thinks it is all a dream • Fliss hears a crying noise • Fliss hesitates before heading out into the hallway • Fliss retreats to her room and lies back down, shaking with fear. • Fliss is tired but can’t sleep. • The number 13 appears on the door Sort these statements into the correct order for the chapter.
PEE paragraph • What impression do you get of the characters/atmosphere/language? • What gives you this impression? (Quotation) • Explain the effect of the quotation on you as a reader. This suggests... The hallway is a scary place. Swindells uses the word ’dark’ and says it is covered in ‘midnight gloom’. This suggests that the atmosphere is eerie.