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Imagine a cool, calm ocean. A man drifts lazily in a canoe, unaware that beneath him a shark is homing in on the unsuspecting victim…

 

This half term, the children will write and produce a podcast that tells a story using the technique known as Dual Narrative and understand its effectiveness when building tension.  Their writing will be inspired by several texts, including Jaws by Peter Benchley. They will focus on the use of complex sentences, higher level punctuation (including colons and semi-colons) and varying sentence length for effect.