Super stories: The Sea Cave: verbs and adverbs

TLF ID L6187

Help a publishing director create a bestselling horror story. Read the story. Choose effective verbs and adverbs to increase the impact of the story and make it scarier. Select illustrations that highlight the horror of the events.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Illustrates how verbal choices and image choices impact on the construction of meaning in a narrative text.
  • Requires students to read a narrative text, and then change verbs and add adverbs to make the text more effective.
  • Illustrates how the selection of images can increase the sense of horror in the narrative text.
  • Provides feedback to students on the specific impact of different choices.
  • Includes an option to print the final story.
  • Includes an option to print a new story to edit and improve using the same strategies.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • English

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Liquid Animation Pty Ltd
  • Organization: Liquid Animation Pty Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
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  • Person: Marcelle Holliday
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Marcelle Holliday
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Person: Catherine Beavis
  • Description: Educational validator
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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