Thursday, 27 September 2012

Writing a Sherlock Holmes story: £1,000 Deduction

You are going to complete your '£1,000' story. Make sure you include plenty of additional description as you continue with your story. Write 1 1/2 sides of A4.
Due: Monday.

Want to 'do well'? Make sure you can tick off everything on this list:

Flipped homework: next week we'll have a focus on the punctuation pyramid. To prepare:

1. Listen to this podcast on the Punctuation Pyramid:

2. Take a look at the punctuation pyramid here.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Year Six Composition Homework: Holmes meets Watson

Task: 1. Watch this before you begin writing!

2. Listen to this - and put it onto your iPod/iTouch, too!

3. Write your own version of Watson meeting Holmes for the first time (instructions in book)

Due: Friday. (Don't forget your comprehension, too)

P.S. Listen to our W.I.N.K. reflections on writing 'exciting first lines':

Monday, 24 September 2012

Year Six Comprehension Homework: Questions about Similes, Metaphor and Personification

1. Before you start writing, please watch Cia's ShowMe

2. Complete the 'Horse Chestnuts' comprehension, attempting all of the questions. Due: Friday.

3. Learn 'by heart' the words to the Figurative Language rap:

This is the podcast we recorded during our W.I.N.K. session as the end of the lesson:

More on comprehension here.