Continuing to share the weekly activities to help improve student’s writing. Why not use them with your class, download them here.

How do I download the activities? – File>Download As>choose format.

VCOP – Vocabulary – quick activity 3

Captain Connective – his greatest power is to link ideas together providing a net to catch any reader.

Don’t say “said” say ……

Who might speak in this way? When? Why?

groan           bellow          moo

stutter        announce      whimper

 

VCOP – Connectives – quick activity 3

“but” or “so”? Which is the best connective?

It was very dark outside…. I took my torch.

I heard an owl hooting… I couldn’t see it anywhere.

I love making cakes… I don’t like doing all the washing up afterwards.

I was really good at the weekend… Mum let me do some baking with her.

Can you write out each sentence again using a different connective?

 

VCOP – Openers – quick activity 3

What is the most interesting way to finish the sentence?

First ….

Yesterday ….

Once upon a time ….

Wearily ….

 

VCOP – Punctuation – quick activity 3

Full stop, question mark or exclamation mark?

Write the following sentences using the correct punctuation.

  • The pirate dug and dug
  • Do you think he’ll find anything
  • What an enormous treasure chest

Now write three sentences of your own!

 

VCOP – Expanding sentences

The girl watched

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8 responses »

  1. maysen says:

    amazing mm

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  2. karmyn says:

    we can learn so much with vcop we learn so much that and one of them looks handsome strong guess which one?

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  3. jessica says:

    There the superheroes of writing

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  4. chae says:

    awesome mm

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  5. chae says:

    HOW COULD THESE SUPER HEROES THANK YOU FOR ADVERTISING THEM

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  6. waikaramihi says:

    awesome pic MM

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  7. jessica says:

    CAPITAIN CONNECTIVE!!!

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  8. ac1034 says:

    Instead of Captain Connective Captain LEARNINGWITHZEAL.COM

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