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)


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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