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Literacy

Literacy

 

Learning objective: I can use an expanded noun phrase in my resolution.

 

Warm up: write as many adjectives about this image as you can.*

 

 

*adjectives are words to describe (bright, tall, colourful).

 

This week in literacy you are going to write your own narrative based on the story ‘The World Made A Rainbow’ by Michelle Robinson. This book was written by Michelle Robinson following the first lockdown last year. It’s a lovely book with a wonderful message.

 

 

Here is a reading of the book itself.

The World Made a Rainbow by Michelle Robinson | Kids Book Read Aloud

readaloud #covid #teachersHello everyone, Today I will be reading the ever so wonderful book called "The World Made a Rainbow" by the talented author Michel...

In each lesson we will have our success criteria to follow. The success criteria are what I need to see in your work to see what you are learning whilst at home.

 

 

Success criteria:

  • Expanded noun phrases
  • Proper nouns
  • Characters
  • Setting
  • Paragraph
  • Resolution
  • Adjectives
  • Contractions

 

 

This video on expanded noun phrases will really help you in your paragraph.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z3nfw6f

 

In your sentences this could be evident like this:

 

 

Do you see how we are using adjectives to expand and add the detail?

 

Main task: today you are going to write the resolution of your narrative problem from yesterday. So far you have written an opening, build-up and problem. You have been working very hard at using adjectives and conjunctions, so use them to write expanded noun phrases today.

Remember, your lockdown narrative doesn’t have to be the same as Michelle Robinson’s book. Write it from your own experiences!

 

Here is my example:

 

Betty’s dad suggested using something that wasn’t paint. He found a blue cereal box and together they cut it up. Next they used a gloopy glue to stick the blue cardboard on Betty’s colourful rainbow. Soon Betty had finished her beautiful rainbow.

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