Can you think of adjectives to describe the doors?
If you put your ear to a door, what noises could you hear coming from the other side?
What noise would each door make if you opened it?
What does each door tell you about who lives inside, and where they live? Look carefully for clues.
Where does each door lead?
Can you draw or describe your own front door? Can you describe it? How is it similar or different to the doors above?
I placed my ear against the firm, wooden door. It felt warm: the sun had been shining on it all morning. From the other side I could hear voices. It sounded like two, or maybe three people whispering. One of the voices was a woman, and the others seemed to be men. Or was it the sound of a child?
The tone of their voices suggested great excitement. Had a great discovery just been made? Had a long-lost secret just been unearthed? Curious, I placed my hand on the shiny, metal door handle and began to turn. Creak… the door’s stiff hinges resisted me, but gradually gave way, and I was drenched in darkness as I stepped over the threshold…
The six doors that you can see in the picture above are all real. They all have their own stories to tell, about real people.
Can you write a story about going through one of the doors, and what might be on the other side?
Can you use a series of questions in your writing? Remember to use a question mark!
E.g. What was that mysterious scraping noise coming from the other side? Was it wise to venture further inside?
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help? Could you add an adverb?
I put my ear against the door. I could hear a noise. I felt scared.