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Lesson objective:  I can use exclamation marks in my writing.


I would like you to think about the lesson objective and what the word highlighted in bold means?


Exclamation marks ________________________________________________________________

Exclamation marks are placed at the end of a sentence to show surprise, emphasis, strength in what is being said. It can also be used to show that someone is shouting.

Click on the link below to learn more about exclamation marks.

We will be writing and illustrating our own narratives this week focusing on our lockdown stories



The story that we will be focusing on to help us with our narratives is ‘The world made a rainbow’ by Michelle Robinson. Here is the link to the story. I have also attached a PDF version of the story below.

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:

  • Exclamation marks
  • Paragraph


Main task:

We are going to be continuing to write our narratives. Today we are going to be moving on to our third paragraph. We will continue to tell our readers about another activity that we have be doing during lockdown.  



In the story ‘The world made a rainbow’ we learn about the activities that the little girl did during lockdown. Can you remember what she did? She went on a walk to see her friend Violet’s rainbow in her window.


Task: Write the third paragraph of your story.  

Using the lockdown memory jar activity that you completed at the beginning of the week I would like you to choose a different activity that you have done during lockdown to write about in your next paragraph.  


I chose my idea – painting beautiful pictures to write about in my third paragraph.   


Here is my example:     


Another of my favourite things to do is painting. I have been painting lots whilst I have been at home. I have started my own gallery. When I am older I would like to be a famous artist. I have put all my incredible paintings up on the wall for all my family to admire. I feel very proud about my gallery!


Remember that our key objective today is to use an exclamation mark in our writing. Have you used ‘an exclamation mark? Can you edit your writing to include an exclamation mark?  Click on the link below to learn more about exclamation marks.

You can also draw a picture/illustration under your third paragraph. Pictures are also another way that an author can add detail to their writing by supporting the reader to create a visual picture in their heads.   



Can you add some adjectives to give more detail? Click on the link below to learn more about adjectives.

Remember to check your work for capital letters, finger spaces, full stops and to check that you writing makes sense.


Please send me a picture of your writing to our class email. I am really looking forward to reading your stories!