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Week Beginning Monday 13th July 2020

This week write about what you have enjoyed in Year 5 and what you are looking forward to in Year 6. You could think about what you have achieved, what you have found easy or what you have found difficult. Have you improved in a certain subject? Make some targets for your time in Year 6.

Week Beginning Monday 6th July 2020

This week there is a power point with different writing ideas on each slide. Either complete a writing activity each day or choose your favourite ideas from the slides.

Week Beginning Monday 29th June

The Magic Door

Imagine that you have found a magic doorway into another world.

What does your door look like?

Where is your door? In an old house, in a tree trunk that only opens when a magic word is spoken or is it at the bottom of the garden?

What sort of magic will be on the other side? Another planet, the past, the future or a magic world of wizards?

How do the characters get back to the real world?

Plan and write a story using these ideas.

Send us the story by email.

 

Week Beginning Monday 22nd June

Research a famous author-Jacqueline Wilson, David Walliams, Michael Morpurgo, Beatrix Potter, Judith Kerr, Roald Dahl or Lewis Carroll.

Find out lots of information about them.

Write a page about their life and use sub-headings to organise your work. For example, Early childhood, Education, Who inspired them?, Popular Books. Find some sub-headings of your own as well.

Do not just copy the information from the web sites, you must write in your own words.

 

Week Beginning Monday 15th June

The Box Of Secrets

Imagine you have a box full of secrets.

What is the box made from and what secrets are inside the box? Good or bad?

Write a story that explains where the box came from and what happens if it was opened.

Write in the past tense and include at least 2 characters.

You may want to find the story of Pandora's Box and read it to give you some ideas.

 

Week Beginning Monday 8th June

Use one of these story starters to plan and write a story:

1. Emily couldn't believe her eyes............

 

2. Suddenly, it turns around and looked right at Jake...........

 

3. The dog growled and ran towards her.........

 

4. Everything just stopped............

Week Beginning Monday 1st June

Invent a new animal-it could be a mixture of the animals from the Rainforest.

Draw your animal and label it.

Make up a name for your animal.

Describe what it looks like, where it lives, what it does and what it eats. It may even have some special abilities.

Remember to use full stops and capital letters and try to write in as much detail as possible.

Week beginning 18th May

"In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." This is what Andy Warhol said.

Think about - would you like to be famous?

What would you like to be famous for?

Write a diary written as if you were the famous person. Use the first person. Remember to say why you are famous and how you are feeling. Describe what you have been doing to make yourself famous.

Try and write half a page or more. 

Week beginning Monday 11th May

Each week , I will be setting a different writing activity. You can choose either to complete this or carry on writing using the Pobble365 website.

This activity is based on Charlie and The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. If you have the book, read chapter 15 where there is a description of the Chocolate Room. Now you need to make up a new room for the chocolate factory. Think of your ideas and draw a picture of what the room would look like. Label your picture.

You need to think about what type of sweet or chocolate the room is making.

When you have drawn the picture and thought of a name for your product, write a description of your room.

Use lots of description and you could include similes.

For example: A tall, marble fountain stood like a giant spurting out thick, brown, creamy chocolate.

 

Use this website to practise your writing:

 

pobble365.com

There are 365 pictures( 1 per day) which give you ideas on how to start writing a story.

Choose a picture and scroll down below it to read the ideas that they give you.

Write your story, take a photograph and email us your work. We are looking forward to reading them.

 

Remember to use:

1. A plan- write down your ideas first. What happens at the beginning, in the middle and at the end. Think about the problem. Who are your characters? Where is your story set?
2. Description, action and dialogue.

3. The correct punctuation- full stops, capital letters, commas, question marks, exclamation marks, and ellipses.

4. Check your sentences make sense.

5. Paragraphs.

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