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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.
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.
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.
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Learning Objective: To integrate dialogue in narratives to convey character and advance the action.
Watch the video and create a bullet point list of all the key events in the story.
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:
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Learning Objective: To identify and discuss the conventions of different text types.
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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Copy and complete the table showing the definition and example of each feature that you have found in the WAGOLL
|Expanded noun phrases|
|Dialogue with advanced action|
Rate each feature from hardest to easiest, thinking carefully about how you will use them in your writing.
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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 - email@example.com
Your new spellings:
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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.
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.