Creating Tension

In this lesson, we will understand which language techniques can create suspense and tension, and use these techniques to write the fourth chapter of our memoir.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is WRONG?

1/5

Q2.Who wrote 'The Black Flamingo'?

2/5

Q3.'The Black Flamingo' is a coming-of-age story. What does this mean?

3/5

Q4.If something is written in lines of poetry, we call it:

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Q5.If something is written in continuous paragraphs, we call it:

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is WRONG?

1/5

Q2.Who wrote 'The Black Flamingo'?

2/5

Q3.'The Black Flamingo' is a coming-of-age story. What does this mean?

3/5

Q4.If something is written in lines of poetry, we call it:

4/5

Q5.If something is written in continuous paragraphs, we call it:

5/5

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Creating Tension:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which ONE of these sentences is TRUE?

1/5

Q2.What do you call a jump back in time?

2/5

Q3.What do you call words which create pictures?

3/5

Q4.What do you call an ending which doesn't tell you exactly what happens next?

4/5

Q5.Who wrote 'Lark'?

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Quiz:

Creating Tension:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which ONE of these sentences is TRUE?

1/5

Q2.What do you call a jump back in time?

2/5

Q3.What do you call words which create pictures?

3/5

Q4.What do you call an ending which doesn't tell you exactly what happens next?

4/5

Q5.Who wrote 'Lark'?

5/5

Lesson summary: Creating Tension

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