I’m now starting to share the weekly activities to help improve student’s writing. Why not use them with your class, download them here.
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VCOP – Vocabulary – quick activity 2
Don’t say “said” say ……
Who might speak in this way? When? Why?
grumble whisper shout
sigh exclaim neigh
VCOP – Connectives – quick activity 2
“but” or “so”? Which is the best connective?
It’s nearly my birthday… Mum and Dad said I can have a party.
They’re letting me have a party… they said I can’t invite too many children.
We were supposed to do outside PE today…. It rained.
It was too wet to go outside… we had to stay inside instead.
Can you write out each sentence again using a different connective?
VCOP – Openers – quick activity 2
What is the most interesting way to finish each sentence?
A long time ago ….
One dark and stormy night ….
VCOP – Punctuation – quick activity 2
Full stop, question mark or exclamation mark?
Write the following sentences using the correct punctuation.
- The mouse ran across the floor
- Look out It’s a cat
- Will the mouse be able to escape
Now write three sentences of your own!
VCOP – Expanding sentences
A leaf fell