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Look at this picture of a lake at night. Write some descriptive notes about all the elements you can see (and imagine!). Be as descriptive and imaginative as you can. Now can you turn any of these descriptions into similes or metaphors?
Look at this picture of a haunted house. Write some descriptive notes about all the elements you can see (and imagine!). Be as descriptive and imaginative as you can. Remember to imagine exploring the haunted house with your senses (sight, sound, touch and smell) to decide what to describe. Now, can you improve these descriptions using hyperbole or personification?
A rhetorical question is one that we ask without expecting an answer, either because it has an obvious answer or because we have asked the question to make a point, to persuade or for literary effect. Now see if you can write a conversation between a teacher and a child. Make sure you include questions, some rhetorical and some not.
Onomatopoeia is when a word sounds like the noise it describes. Can you write a poem using onomatopoeia? Here are some subjects that you could choose from.
Connectives are words that join two parts of a text. Look at this passage and use some of the connectives in the table to fill in the gaps.
Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. See if you can pair each word below with its opposite. You may need to use a dictionary to check some definitions
The two personal pronouns I and me are often used incorrectly. Find out when to use each one and then correct the sentences.
A compound word is a word that is made up of two smaller words, for example: play + ground = playground. These compound words have been cut in half and jumbled around. Can you cut these words out and match up each purple half with the correct green half?
Cut out these homographs. Can you think of two different meanings for each word? Now have a go at writing your own sentences using these homographs
Here is a helpful frame to remind you how to put together direct speech. Can you write your own direct speech sentences?
Here is a list of past tense phrases. Can you write the correct present tense? Be careful, some of the verbs are irregular...
Each player collects parts of sentences as they go round the board then, when you get to the end, see who can write the best story using just the parts you've collected.
Climb the full stop tower by correctly placing the full stop in sentences.
The aim of the game is to make a full sentence containing direct speech. You move around the board collecting game cards based on the colour you land on. The first person to make a complete sentence wins.
Look at this passage about a playful cat. Can you change all the verb tenses from the past tense to the present tense?
A prefix is a string of letters added to the beginning of a root word, changing its meaning. Each prefix has a meaning; sub- means ‘under’. Cut out the following words and definitions. See if you can match each words to its definition.
A prefix is a string of letters added to the beginning of a root word, changing its meaning. Each prefix has a meaning; anti- means ‘against’. Cut out the following words and definitions. See if you can match each words to its definition.
In these pairs of homophones, the nouns end -ce and the verbs end -se. Can you use the correct homophone to complete these sentences?
Sometimes sentences contain two verbs side by side. The first is a modal verb. Modal verbs such as must, shall, will and should express necessity. Modal verbs such as would, can, could, may and might express possibility. Look at the following sentences and insert a modal verb that works within the sentence.