Monday - To identify the main ideas in a story
This week we will be working towards writing the story of Marshmallows from the boy’s point of view. Can you remember the main sequence of events? (The main events are the main things that happen in the clip)
Watch the clip again - https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=GwXFVqKuH-w
Look at Resource 6a and plot some of the main points of the story.
Task - Plot 8 of those main points using the flow chart format.
Tuesday - English - To create action sequences
Click on the link to watch a video clip for today’s lesson - https://youtu.be/6giVUMS2quQ
Task - write an action sequence for sequence 2 from Resource 7a.
Extension - Watch the clip from 1 minute 35 seconds, to the point where the boy is no longer seen 1m 46s. Draw a timeline and, second by second, track the movements of the boy. What exactly does he do? Can you write a sentence which would match each second?
Wednesday - To use a range of sentence structures
Today you will begin to write your narrative based upon the Marshmallows clip. Click on the link to watch the video clip for today’s lesson - https://youtu.be/Vktm82JHcxg
Task - Write a short setting paragraph and a second paragraph containing an action sequence, using resource sheets 8a and 8b to help you.
Thursday - To organise paragraphs around a theme.
Today you will continue to write your narrative based on the Marshmallows clip. Click on the link to watch the video clip for today’s lesson - https://youtu.be/QxPT4oYlKQQ
Task – Write paragraph 3 of your narrative (the change in the creature) and then paragraph 4 (the marshmallow eating.)
Friday - To write an ending for a story
Today, think about how your story could end. Jot down some ideas (you could do this using bullet points or a spider diagram).
Task - Write your own ending for the story.
Make sure that you read through your story to check that it makes sense and that you have used the correct punctuation :)
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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