“Roar!” the lion roared. “Ah!” The people ran away. David
“Roar!” Some where there was a roaring sound. Min Jong
“Roar!” I was frozen with fear. Jodie (metaphor)
“Roar!” I closed my eyes and I wanted it to be an animal that was not lion or tiger. Rachel
“Roar!” The lion made the ground shake. Chris
I’m sleeping on safari. Kevin
One day I went to the zoo. Lisa
One day a lion was hungry. Jade
As the sun rose the next morning, Boggis, Bunce and Bean were still digging. Roald Dahl: Fantastic Mr Fox
Sophie couldn’t sleep. Roald Dahl :BFG
“Roar! I’m hungry!” the lion roared. Lorijn
Yes! Tomorrow I am going to Africa to see animals that I haven’t seen before. Kyu Won.
Yum! It’s a nice picnic. Albane
“Yay!” I cried. “Tomorrow I am going on safari.” Annie
"What are we going to do? The hole in the lion's cage was huge and now the cage was empty..." Mr B, Room R blog
"Heroism or cowardice?" Michael Morpurgo: Private Peaceful
Here are some of our story openers. We pretended we were in the picture and wrote the beginning of a narrative. Then we looked at some author's openers and discovered there are different types. We also learned a new word: onomatopoeia.
These are our first tries - we are going to have another go to see if we can improve them.