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Creative Writing

  There are a few ideas for you to do some creative writing based on ‘It was a dark and stormy night’. Have a look at the ideas and pick what you would like to write about. If the story has sparked another idea that you would like to write about feel free to write about that instead.


  This book starts with the words 'It was a dark and stormy night...' these are famous and familiar words that could and have started a number of stories.

   Can you write your own story starting with these words?
Have a look at the pictures below if you need some inspiration.

  Make sure you have listened to Miss Tucker read ‘It was a dark and stormy night’ before you read the challenges below.

  In the story there is a monster called a ‘Thingy’. Can you describe the Thingy or create your own Thingy? You could write a description and draw a picture.

  You could write a story about your own Thingy or how the Thingy in the story got into the castle.

  Have a think about the section with the banquet. Can you describe what you would include in a banquet? Perhaps you could write a menu or instructions to make part of your banquet?