Just in case you need reminding, here are some examples of openers:
- use a connective
While Dad sat on the sofa, Mum cooked the tea.
- try an 'ing' clause
Waiting for his tea, Dad watched the 6 o'clock news.
- try an 'ed' clause
Shocked by the breaking news, Dad called Mum in from the kitchen.
- use a simile
Like an olympic sprinter, Mum rushed in to watch the breaking news.
- try an adverb
Solemnly, she sat and watched the disaster unfold.
- use one word
Sad, she went back into the kitchen to continue cooking.
- use 'But'
But Dad realised he was no longer hungry, as he was so worried that his parents were caught up in the hurricane disaster.
- use a prepositional phrase
At the end of the worktop in the kitchen, Mum stood with tears slowly falling down her face.
Can you write an example of each opener?