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Monday

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Learning Objective: I can in narratives, describe character

Today you are going to be creating your own characters for the story you will be writing next week.

 

Task 1

Read the blurb of the book ‘Escape from Pompeii’ and then read the new blurb. Create a table to show the similarities and differences between the two.

 

Similarities Differences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Task 2

Now have a go at creating your own character for your story. You can change one or both characters.

Use the template below to help you think about what your character will look like, what their personality will be like and their actions in your story.

 

Tuesday

Mss. H teaching

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Learning Objective: To integrate dialogue in narratives to convey character and advance the action.

 

Task 1

Watch the video and create a bullet point list of all the key events in the story.

Escape From Pompeii - Christina Balit

Task 2

Now have a go at writing down what your character might say during each of the events below. Then think about what your character might do as their speaking. Write your dialogue and action just like the example.

Here’s an example:

If you have forgotten how to write speech, use the help sheet below.

 

Wednesday

Miss. H teaching

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Learning Objective: To identify and discuss the conventions of different text types.

Task 1

Choose 5 different colours.

Create a key using each colour to represent a writing feature (These are all the features you have been learning about in this unit of work).

Using the WAGOLL, highlight (Or write down) examples of all of these features in the text. Use the slides below to remind yourself what each of these features looks like.

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Task 2

Copy and complete the table showing the definition and example of each feature that you have found in the WAGOLL

Writing feature Definition Example
Past tense    
Expanded noun phrases    
Relative clause    
Semi-colons    
Dialogue with advanced action    

 

Task 3

Rate each feature from hardest to easiest, thinking carefully about how you will use them in your writing.

 

 

Thursday

Miss. H Teaching

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Spelling lesson

Start this lesson by asking an adult or testing yourself on the spellings you have been learning all week (these are the ones you were given least Thursday).

Don't forget to send your scores to Miss. H or Miss. C using the Y6 email address - year6@woodsideacademy.co.uk

 

Your new spellings:

Choose at least 3 tasks from the spelling menu to help you learn your new spellings. Don't forget to have a go at these each day to help you remember them.

 

Friday

Miss. H Teaching

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Learning Objective: To identify and discuss themes in writing

Today you will be creating your story map, drawing pictures of all the key events in the story using the WAGOLL.

 

Task 1

Use the backwards ‘s’ template to complete your story map. Use the example of a story map for a different story to remind yourself how to set it out.

Example story map using Little Red Riding Hood

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