As you watch the beginning to these movies, try to work out what they have done to create a SIZZLING START. None of them are boring. They have all used ACTION and a MOMENT OF CHANGE. Have they used:
- an interesting statement that made you curious?
- a question that you wanted to know the answer to?
- action that got you involved?
WHAT IS THE MOMENT OF CHANGE IN EACH CLIP?
And this one is a video clip of a PICTURE BOOK called “The Last Thing” by Shaun Tan. Listen to the first words – a SIZZLING START!
THIS WEBSITE HAS A LONG LIST OF FAVOURITE AND SOME LESS WELL KNOWN STORIES AND THEIR SIZZLING STARTS.
We will read through some of them together and choose the best starts! You need to work out what makes it such a good start too. BEGINNING LINES TO FAVOURITE STORIES
VIDEO EXPLAINING AND GIVING EXAMPLES FOR YOU TO CREATE SIZZLING STARTS.