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Week 6 - Writing

Monday

LO: to select vocabulary and grammatical structures that reflect what the writing requires, doing this mostly appropriately

I can:

        -       Use passive verbs to effect how information is presented.

        -       Use the correct verb tense in my writing. 

Monday's English with Miss Collinge

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Sing with Grammarsaurus - The Past and Present Progressive Tenses

Task 1: rewrite these sentences using was or were correctly.

Task 2: using the clues, write the sentences using the past progressive.

Task 3: using the past progressive, write a sentence about each of these pictures

Tuesday

LO: To use a range of punctuation taught at KS2 (parenthesis)

I Can:

- Use brackets or dashes appropriately for parenthesis

Tuesday's English with Miss Collinge

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What is perenthesis?

Sing with Grammarsaurus - Parentheses (Brackets, Dashes and Commas)

Task 1: add some extra information in brackets about the noun to complete these sentences.

Task 2: add some extra information using parenthesis to these sentences.

Wednesday

LO: to show awareness of the writers’ craft by commenting on use of language, grammatical features and structure

I can:

  • Identify features of a newspaper report.
  • Comment on the writers use of language.

Wednesday's English with Miss Collinge

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Starter:

Read through the WAGOLL.

Choose 4 different colours.

Using what you have learnt in previous lessons, make a list of evidence from the WAGOLL of the following features using a different colour for each one.

  • Brackets
  • Past progressive tense
  • Key facts.
  • past tense

Task 1:

Can you find these features in the WAGOLL?

 

Use these features as headings and write the example from the WAGOLL next to it. 

For example:

Headline: FIRST TO THE TOP!

Task 2: create a table of the features of a newspaper report, write a definition of the feature and an example from the WAGOLL

Thursday

Use this lesson to practise your Spellings!

Choose an activity from the spelling menu below to help you. 

Friday

LO: to write effectively for a range of purposes and audiences, selecting language that shows good awareness of the reader (planning)

I can:

- select an appropriate structure for a newspaper report.

- use grammatical features to suit the writing style.

 

This lesson you are going to start planning your newspaper report.

Collect all the information from the previous lessons:

  • “First to the top” story
  • Questions and answers for the comprehension task (last week – Tuesday’s lesson)
  • Listen back to the videos of Miss Heightley talking through the lessons on the website (week 5)
  • Headlines
  • 5W’s – who, what, where, when, how.
  • Questions that you could ask Edmund and Tenzig. (interview)
  • Parenthesis (brackets)
  • Past progressive tense

Friday's English with Miss Collinge

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Newspaper report writing checklist

Here are some ideas of how to set out your plan!

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