Building Mystery, Tension and Suspense

Resource ID#: 119087 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: mystery, tension, suspense, short story, foreshadowing, exposition, pacing, manipulation of time, The Most Dangerous Game, English Language Arts, ELA, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, hunting, flashback, flash forward, Richard Connell, short stories, interactive, English, Language Arts, fiction, literature, adventure stories
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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