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English - Looking at the text as a writer

Glue in your copy of the Highwayman from yesterday. Can you find These things:

  *Name the characters at the start of each paragraph

*Identify the tenses used in each paragraph and underline them

* how are the characters described by different characters... Bess is a prize, Highwayman.... 

* what punctuation is used and why

*What grammar techniques are used to show accent, feeling

* Look at the verbs- identify powerful ones 

*What effect do short sentences have?

*Why are there different paragraphs for each character?