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This would be a really good writing prompt, especially for description of a scene or as a setting/ starting point for a narrative. Imagine the detail and atmosphere you could create :)

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Another very useful writing prompt - get pupils to imagine this is how their narrative opens. Work on vocabulary and creating setting/ atmosphere. Brilliant gif.

Another very useful writing prompt - get pupils to imagine this is how their narrative opens. Work on vocabulary and creating setting/ atmosphere. Brilliant gif.

This is a fascinating photo and would be great to use as a prompt for descriptive writing, involving: pathetic fallacy, mood, atmosphere and senses.

yahoonews:

“The first thing that happened is I uploaded it and looked at it and called my girlfriend in. I think at that point we knew it was a really cool photo. It was something I had wanted to photograph the two years I had been here, but I didn’t really think anybody else would look at it.”

–Amateur San Francisco photographer Phil McGrew talks about his photo of a lightning strike that went viral.

(Photo: Phil McGrew/Flickr)

What an interesting writing prompt.

This could be shown as a writing prompt, asking pupils to describe the setting/ mood/ atmosphere/ write the opening to a narrative… etc.

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What a fantastic writing prompt. Get pupils to describe the mood and atmosphere!

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