Today we’ve started term 2 and here are the weekly VCOP 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 6
Don’t say “said” say ……
Who might speak in this way? When? Why?
screech moan squeak
prattle squawk cheer
VCOP – Connectives – quick activity 6
“but” or “so”? Which is the best connective?
I flew my rocket up into space …. I didn’t have enough fuel to go to Jupiter.
I saw an alien … I asked if he wanted to be my friend.
Spiders spin webs …. they can catch flies.
Spiders webs look delicate … they are made out of a very strong material.
Write out each sentence again using a different connective?
VCOP – Openers – quick activity 6
What is the most interesting way to finish each sentence?
- I grabbed my ….
- Nervously ….
- Carefully ….
- In rushed ….
VCOP – Punctuation – quick activity 6
Full stop, question mark or exclamation mark?
Write the following sentences using the correct punctuation.
- I’m sure I saw a ghost
- Do you think it was a real ghost
Now write three sentences of your own!
VCOP – Expanding sentences
The girl watched