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Learning objective: I can edit and up-level my work.  


Warm up: write as many subordinating and coordinating conjunctions as you can*


*subordinating conjunctions are words like ‘because’, ‘if’, ‘that’. Coordinating conjunctions are words like ‘and’, ‘or’, ‘but’.



Watch this video to support subordinating conjunctions:


Watch this video to support coordinating conjunctions:



I have taken some words from the learning objective and put them in bold. Can you think about what these words mean?



Edit ______________________________________________________________________

To edit your work means you’re checking it makes sense and ensuring you have used the correct features and structure of the work.


Up-level __________________________________________________________________
To up-level your work means you are going to use high level vocabulary and see if you can improve on any punctuation or grammar (can you use subordinating conjunctions anywhere? What about expanded noun phrases).



In this unit of literacy, you are going to write a fact file on the famous writer William Shakespeare. You will notice similarities between this piece of work and the explanation text you wrote before half term.



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:

  • Title
  • Subheadings
  • Paragraphs
  • Bullet points to list
  • Diagram
  • Question marks
  • Proper nouns
  • Technical language
  • Commas to list
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions



Main task: You are going to go through your fact file on William Shakespeare and edit and up-level your work. This means you are going to check spellings are correct, make formal word choices (dad à father) and ensure you have included every piece of success criteria listed above.