What was the noise that Michael heard?
What did he see under the bed?
What will happen next?
How did he feel when he first heard the noise?
How did he feel when he looked under the bed?
What time of day do you think it is?
Have you ever been frightened of anything?
Why do things seem more frightening at night?
Can you draw a picture of what Michael saw under the bed?
The scuttling noise had disturbed Michael, and he’d shot bolt upright in bed. After taking a deep breath, he flung himself onto the smooth wooden boards of his bedroom floor and took a peek…
Think about what the thing under the bed might be.
Can you describe the sounds it might be making underneath the bed without revealing to the reader what it is?
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need your help to get better. Can you help?
Michael heard a noise. He felt scared. He sat up in bed. He went to the floor. He looked under the bed.