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Building Suspense in Creative Writing


In creative writing, the only thing that will keep the reader engaged in your story until the last page is by building effective suspense. This resource includes a visual chart of the different types of suspense to include in writing and includes relevant examples and tips to achieve it.

In addition, also included in this resource are two suspense building activities and 4 pages of notes on how to effectively build suspense within any type of story.

Please see the preview for more details.

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It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “CVC Words Reading Intervention Literacy Center Short A Words FREE”

by Carrberry Creation
Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Reinforce your students short vowels study with this hands on short vowels literacy center! These centers are simple to set up, and engaging for students.

Easy to Use!

Just print 1 copy on cardstock for durability, cut and fold. Place in your literacy center for students to use. When in the center, students will choose a card try to read the word and then lift the flap to see a picture of the word’s meaning.

This Short A Resource is also included in my read and peek short vowels center BUNDLE

Supports student reading independence!

The photos on each card make checking their own reading easy and fun. Year after year this is one of my students’ favorite centers.

Related Resources:

⭐ Alphabet Posters BUNDLE for Pineapples Classroom Decor

⭐ Dolch Sight Words Assessment Kit

⭐ Informational Text Center: Graphic Organizers for Student Magazines

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