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Description

Dramatisation of various ways to end a story. A young boy is sitting in his bedroom at night pondering the various ways he might end a story. Happy sad, scary and unexpected. We see his ideas in the form of humorous 10-15 second mini dramas.
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27 September 2007

Classroom Ideas

Could be used to prompt discussion on the endings of familiar stories. Give children a list of stories familiar to the age range. Ask children to create labels for the types of endings mentioned in the clip - scary, funny, happy, unexpected, unhappy. Ask the class to sort story titles. Discuss the answers and see if children find patterns or similarities between the styles of stories that have a similar ending.

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