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CLIP 7072

Story Opening

Story Opening
Key Info
  • Story Opening
  • Duration: 01:08
  • Drama involving time travel where two boys give a girl what she believes to be the winning Lottery numbers. We hear the internal voice of one student who wishes he hadn't messed with time travel, and dialogue between the three characters.
  • Subject:



    Writing: Narrative Fiction

  • Keywords: TellingStories, voice, narrative, dialogue, stimulus, improvisation, time travel
Ideas for use in class
  • Use as a stimulus for a story opening. Where would you take this next? Students could improvise the next two scenes before writing them. Useful as an introduction to the theme of time travel in literature and as part of an exploration of texts around this theme.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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