Continuing 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 5
Don’t say “said” say ……
e.g. laugh – A teacher might laugh in class because he’s happy.
gabble mutter scream
plead whine demand
VCOP – Connectives – quick activity 5
“but” or “so”? Which is the best connective?
I go to swimming lessons …. I’m not very good yet.
I love swimming … Dad takes me every week.
Jack was very brave … he climbed to the top of the beanstalk.
The giant chased Jack … he couldn’t catch him.
Write out each sentence again using a different connective?
VCOP – Openers – quick activity 5
What is the most interesting way to finish the sentence?
- Many years ago ….
- The boy raced upstairs and ….
- Unbelievably ….
- Sneakily ….
VCOP – Punctuation – quick activity 5
Full stop, question mark or exclamation mark?
Write the following sentences using the correct punctuation.
- Are you hungry yet
- I’ll make you some lunch
- You want thirty sandwiches
Now write three sentences of your own!
VCOP – Expanding sentences
My Grandpa slept