We're beginning our Sherlock Holmes and Detective story unit, where we'll continue to revise the structure of the first 15 lines of a short story, including the use of description to 'set the scene'.
(i) Before you start writing, revise descriptive techniques by listening to this 'quick revision' podcast:
Or you may prefer to revise by watching this:
Write your own description of Sherlock Holmes' room. Write 8-10 lines. Make sure you include at least two similes.
Feeling clever? Include brackets, a colon and a semi-colon as you 'set the scene'