Lesson 1: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Journeys, fear and the unknown

Shared reading - pupil, teacher (audio reading available at 11.10 on the sound file)

Questions:

1.  What is the impact on the reader of the short sentences used in this extract?

2.  Is the authors choice of 'thought he saw a face' more effective than just 'he saw a face'?  If so, why?

3.  Is fear greater when it is known or unknown?

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