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Thursday English:

Read the story starter again.



Story starter!

She had found it lying alone, deserted, abandoned in the attic. After making the discovery, Anna had gazed and marvelled at it for some time. Where had it come from? Why had no dust settled upon it, as it had done over everything else that resided in her attic? A layer of the thick dust blanketed the attic floor, and as the sunlight glared through the attic windows, the dust particles yet to settle were illuminated as they hovered in the stuffy air. Yet, the mirror looked flawless, untouched by age, not a finger print in sight.

Anna propped the mirror up against one of the thick, timber beams that jutted from the attic floor. Settling down into a comfortable position, she tentatively placed a finger against the glass…


You will start your story from this point.

What does he or she discover?

Use your planning of your setting that you have been building up over the last two days. 

Include expanded noun phrases, a simile, metaphor, personification and your pattern of three sentences. However, keep your writing balanced. Remember a short sentence for tension, interesting sentence openers and varied conjunctions.

We are really looking forward to reading where you take us through the mirror!

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