Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Year Six Description Homework

We're beginning our Sherlock Holmes and Detective story unit, where we'll continue to revise the structure of the first 15 lines of a short story, including the use of description to 'set the scene'.

(i) Before you start writing, revise descriptive techniques by listening to this 'quick revision' podcast:

Or you may prefer to revise by watching this:

Write your own description of Sherlock Holmes' room. Write 8-10 lines. Make sure you include at least two similes.

Feeling clever? Include brackets, a colon and a semi-colon as you 'set the scene'

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