Narrative writing: Effective endings

In this lesson, we will start with a quick quiz. We’ll then be bringing together our writing exercises this week by focusing on the ending of our response and some choices we can make as writers. We'll do this by reviewing the ending of our set text, Samphire by Patrick O'Brian, and experimenting with how we can alter meaning. You'll then have the opportunity to review your writing across the week before designing your own conclusion. A learning recap quiz will then be available to consolidate the week’s learning content.

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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.What is the opposite of narrowing the reader's perspective?

1/5

Q2.What is an 'anti-climax'?

2/5

Q3.What literary technique is it when the fog in Jekyll and Hyde is used as a reflection of the characters' confusion?

3/5

Q4.What is a circular narrative?

4/5

Q5.Complete this sentence - "most narratives revolve around a single ______________ that represents the core of the story."

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.What is the opposite of narrowing the reader's perspective?

1/5

Q2.What is an 'anti-climax'?

2/5

Q3.What literary technique is it when the fog in Jekyll and Hyde is used as a reflection of the characters' confusion?

3/5

Q4.What is a circular narrative?

4/5

Q5.Complete this sentence - "most narratives revolve around a single ______________ that represents the core of the story."

5/5

Video

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Quiz:

English - Narrative writing - effective endings

Narrative writing - effective endings

Q1.Which option is not true of the function of an ending?

1/5

Q2.What is a parallel narrative?

2/5

Q3.Which definition best matches a narrative story?

3/5

Q4.What is a third person limited narrative?

4/5

Q5.What is it called when the main character is telling the story?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

English - Narrative writing - effective endings

Narrative writing - effective endings

Q1.Which option is not true of the function of an ending?

1/5

Q2.What is a parallel narrative?

2/5

Q3.Which definition best matches a narrative story?

3/5

Q4.What is a third person limited narrative?

4/5

Q5.What is it called when the main character is telling the story?

5/5

Lesson summary: Narrative writing: Effective endings

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