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Synonyms for said - please use a thesaurus to find different synonyms for said.
Then practice saying, "I want some cake!" in the different ways the words suggest, and then sort those words by their emotional power.
WAIL to use the correct punctuation when writing a question
Success criteria: I can use question marks
Following the same format as the questions we wrote last week (from the polar bears perspective) we will be writing questions from the crows perspective. These will be added to each of our descriptive sentences written las week and will form the verses of our poem.
Eg: Here is
the creature, large white and alone, floating on the see ice.
Where has he come from?
Please write out the verses as shown and add today's questions.
WAIL to plan a poem
Success criteria: I can plan my poem
Today we will be planning tomorrow's independent poetry writing. Please complete the planning sheet. We will be writing the poem in the same way as we did for the polar bear and the crow, starting with - Here is...
You will need to choose one of the animals and write from their perspective. On the planning sheet write the name of the animal you have chosen and fill in the three different parts.
Repeat this note making for each of the three verses and save them for tomorrow's
Please select a writing frame appropriate for your ability.
WAIL to write a poem
Success criteria: I can write a poem
WAIL to edit my work
Success criteria: I can edit my work
Please look back at your writing from yesterday and use your checklist to make sure you have included all the criteria. Read it out load, are there any adjustments, changes of vocabulary that you want to make to improve the way the poem sounds?
Once you have finished editing your poem you could record yourself reading it - we would love to hear this - so please send to the YR2 emails address.
Once you have finished this, select a couple of handwriting pages from the common exception handwriting pages to practise.
WAIL to use commas in lists
Success criteria: I can use commas in lists
Explore the text and illustrations for the next double page spread - ... but no one was brave enough to talk to him.
Can you write a question which each of the animals might ask him if they were to pluck up the courage to.
Why is the bear collecting leaves? – Perhaps he could use one to write a letter home – like a letter in a bottle.
What might he write in a note? How is he feeling?
What does he need? Where does he belong and how is it different here?
Model writing a note on a leaf from the polar bears perspective - using commas in a list.
(Remember the words for scared in we learned last week)
Challenge: to use one of them in your writing.
I feel terrified in this strange place with looming rocks, trees and green grass.
I feel utterly miserable, I am so hot, hungry and alone.