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Look at these connectives: But; and; because; so. Where do they fit in the paragraph below?
These sentences have been taken from a letter a child wrote to his favourite author. Which ones need exclamation marks and which ones need question marks? Can you add them in?
Imagine you have just found an unusual-looking egg. Close your eyes and think about where you found it and what it looks like. What does it feel like in your hand when you pick it up? Write some words and phrases around the picture to describe your egg.
Close your eyes and imagine a monster. Now go through the Wow words bank and circle all the words that you would use to describe it. Look up any words you don’t know in the dictionary. Write a few sentences about your monster, using wow words you circled.
Here are some step-by-step instructions to making a cup of tea. The time connectives are missing – can you choose the right ones from the box at the bottom and fill them in?
When you add the prefix ‘dis-’ to a word, it gives the word the opposite meaning. Look at these sentences. Some of the words are missing. Can you add them in the correct places?
Read this passage and add the correct speech punctuation. Remember the rules: 1) Use “ to open the reported speech 2) End the reported speech with !, ? or , 3) Use ” to close the reported speech
Cut out these words and think about how to organise them into sentences. Each sentence starts with ‘The’. Each sentence contains seven words. Each sentence contains a noun described by an adjective, plus a powerful verb. Once you have made your four sentences, see if you can re-arrange them into different sentences that still make sense.
Read this story about the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. Look at the part of the story in bold. The fight between Theseus and the Minotaur is not described in detail. Can you write a paragraph explaining what happened? Here are some of powerful verbs you could use.
Read this conversation between Hades and Persephone when he takes her to the Underworld. Persephone wants to leave, but Hades is trying to persuade her she will be happy with him. Think about what Persephone and Hades might have said to each other and then write the conversation between them. Don’t forget the rules of speech: 1. Start each character’s speech on a new line. 2. Use “ to open the speech. 3. End the speech with !, ? or ,. 4. Use ” to close the speech. 5. Use a reporting clause (for example, said Hades or whispered Persephone)
This poster has been written to encourage people to buy a ticket for the circus. The capital letters have been put in the right place, but you need to go through and finish each sentence with either a question mark or an exclamation mark.
Paragraphs are sections of writing. In information texts, writers try to make sure that each thing they are writing about is separated into paragraphs. How would you split up this text about Chinese New Year into different paragraphs? Make a mark on the text to show where each new paragraph would start.
Cut out all the word cards on these two pages. Can you match each noun (white cards) with two adjectives (coloured cards)? There is no one correct way to do this, but your two adjectives must make sense with the noun you have chosen.
Lottie and James have both written about the same day out. Who has written a better piece? Why do you think this is? How do the sentences start in Lottie’s and James’s writing? Can you underline the nouns in James’s paragraph? What describing words has he used with them?
Nicola had to write an information text about teeth and was given these success criteria by her teacher: Group your facts into paragraphs; remember capitals and full stops in the right places; use connectives in your sentences. Did Nicola do what the teacher asked?
‘Bossy’ verbs are the verbs we use in an information text; they tell someone to do something. The proper name for them is imperative verbs. Can you underline the bossy verbs in this instruction text?
Read this adventure story. Can you identify the adjectives and powerful verbs that the author has used to make this piece of writing interesting to the reader?
Homonyms are words that share the same spelling and sound the same but can have two completely different meanings. Look at these pairs of sentences. Can you fill in the homonyms from the box below?
Can you write the comparative (ending in -er) and superlative (ending in -est) of each of these adjectives? Remember, the comparative form of an adjective is used for comparing two people or things (for example, Tom is taller than me). The superlat ive is used for comparing one person or thing with every other member of a group (for example, Tom is the tallest boy in the class).
Maisie has written a letter to her favourite author, but she has forgotten all the punctuation! Can you go through her letter and add in capital letters and full stops? You may also need to include some exclamation marks, question marks and commas.