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VCOP – Vocabulary – quick activity 6
Don’t say “said” say ……
Replace “said” with a better word:
“Oh no, not more homework,” said the children.
“Wow! A new bike!” said George.
“I’m going to turn you into a frog,” said the witch.
“I’ve lost my mummy,” said the little girl.
VCOP – Connectives – quick activity 6
“before” or “because”? Which is the best connective?
Mum was cross …. I broke her favourite vase.
Mum shouted at me … she sent me to my room.
I did all my work …. I had a choosing time.
My teacher said I could play …. I had finished all my work.
Now add a different connective to each sentence?
VCOP – Openers – quick activity 6
What is the most interesting way to finish each sentence?
- Quickly …
- To my great surprise …
- I will never forget the day that …
- Spookily …
VCOP – Punctuation – quick activity 6
Full stop, question mark or exclamation mark?
Write the following sentences using the correct punctuation.
- What a fierce shark
- He’s swimming somewhere over there
- Is he going to gobble up those fish
Now write three sentences of your own!
VCOP – Expanding sentences
The frog leapt