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Writing spooky stories

Excursion Summary

Stage 3
45 minutes


Be inspired by the State Library’s imposing façade and ornate interior to compose some atmospheric and spooky descriptive writing. Your students will be guided through a series of activities designed to develop their creative writing skills. 

Students will need a pencil and paper for this session.

Curriculum outcomes


  • EN3-1A communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features 
  • EN 3-2A composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts 
  • EN3-5B discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts 

Please note

This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW. 

Booking Details




45 minutes

Please complete the booking enquiry form below.

Bookings are essential, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Email or phone 9273 1778.