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


Warm up: write as many technical words as you can from your understanding of Victorian inventors and inventions.*


*technical vocabulary is where something is specific to the topic (Victorian/Singer sewing machine/invented).


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 an explanation text about a famous inventor and their invention. This links to our current topic on significant individuals too.




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:

  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Technical vocabulary
  • Subtitle
  • Paragraph
  • Proper nouns
  • Question mark



Main task: For your main task today you are going to edit your paragraphs from Wednesday 3rd and Monday 8th to ensure you have included each piece of success criteria.


This explanation word mat might help you in writing your text today.