‘The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.’     Ursula K. Le Guin

“By setting a limited word count with a focused theme and a guaranteed audience beyond the class teacher, children have far greater motivation for writing. Those who are reluctant writers feel safe with only 100 words to write, whilst those more advanced writers can really extend themselves with the word restriction.”

Today you will use the following photo prompt to write descriptively. You could be the spider, you may be someone arriving home to see the monster in the wall, you could be a news reporter. Remember you must write 100 words and you must use adjective to describe your nouns.

Here are some sentence starters to get you going:

Arghhhh! I scream …..

I crept outside….

My heart pounded…..