Task: Write a description as suggested by this picture.
Video to inspire:
Step 1: Generate ideas
To write an effective description, you need to practise using your imagination to create detailed description from the image. To help with this, it can be useful to ask yourself questions about the image.
Annotate the image with your answers to the following questions to help you to start generating ideas for your description:
Step 2: Structure it
To structure a description, it can be helpful to imagine a camera moving around the image.
Your writing might…
Decide how you will structure your description in four sections and jot down your key ideas below:
Consider how you open your sentences. Experiment with the following:
Now, think about how you will link your sections – your writing needs to work as one whole piece. Add your ideas for links to your plan above.
Finally, check how you have planned to begin and end. Ensure that your whole description will work together. (Tip: a great idea can be to plan to link your ending back to your beginning (this applies with narrative writing too) as this clearly shows the examiner that you have thought about and planned the overall structure of your piece)
Spend no more than 45 minutes writing up your description, remembering the key skills that the examiner will look for. Hand in your completed work to your English teacher.
Write about a key character in a novel that you have been reading. Explain what their role is in the novel, some details about them and whether you like them as a character or not.
Due Monday 11th December.
Yr 7 Due 4th Dec
Yr 8 Due 1st Dec
Some Christmas Carols are a little out of date. You task is to write at least three verses of a new Christmas carol about Christmas in the 21st century.
Make sure that you consider carefully what the message of your carol is. Perhaps it is about the reason that we celebrate Christmas, perhaps about how we might show others the Christmas spirit?
Spellings for Yr. 7A.
Spellings for 8BX
Quotations for Yr.9BX, Yr 10 and Yr11