English Language KS3: Ellipsis

Part of a series of animated films following a cast of characters’ adventures and mishaps as they get to grips with grammatical terms.

In this film, Space Cadet Carl should have paid more attention while cracking the meaning of the ellipsis.

Teacher Notes

Explore how to use ellipses as part of a range of techniques to build suspense, anticipation and mystery in students’ own writing.

Analyse appropriate text and comment on the use of ellipses.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English at Key Stage 3 or Third Level.