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Week 5 - Main Activity

 

Discussion Starters

 

Use these discussion starters to create a piece of writing (debate, persuasion or even use these as inspiration for a new story!)

 

 

Example: ‘Would it be a good thing to be famous?

  1. You could start by writing a list of positive and negative reasons to be famous
  2. Talk to someone else about the topic. What do they think?
  3. Write a debate about the two points of view.

 

Before you start writing, why don’t you discuss the speech bubble topic with someone else first? They may help you see more than one point of view to help you form your viewpoint when writing.

 

If you need a reminder about how to write a debate or a persuasive piece of writing then have a look at the posters below!

Week 5 - 10 minute Writing Challenge:

 

Time Travel with Nicola Skinner

 

 

Get your pen and writing book at the ready! Watch the video introduction below to learn about your week 5 challenge

Remember to:

  1. Sit in your favourite room in the house
  2. Imagine you've woken up 100 years in the future
  3. Describe what the room looks like now!

 

Happy Writing! laugh

Week 5 - Picture of the Week - Free Writing

 

Professor Plum

 

 

Story Starter:

 

Professor Plum had been locked away in his laboratory for days now, barely even stopping to eat or drink.

He rested his left arm on the dusty pile of books scattered across his desk, and with his right hand he gently flicked the conical flask in front of him. The red and orange liquid inside coughed and spluttered as heat from the Bunsen burner excited it from below.

Professor Plum wiped his weary eyes; only the excitement of finally finishing the potion kept him awake. Just a few more hours, then it would be ready…

 

Can you continue the story?

 

 

Don't forget to share all of your fantastic writing using the year group email address:

 

year5@woodsideacademy.co.uk

 

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