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Weekly Writing Tasks

List of Weekly Writing Tasks

 

Task 1 (W/C 23.03.20)

A newspaper article about schools closing because of COVID-19.

KS1 can create a poster to inform people that schools have shut and why.

 

Task 2 (W/C 30.03.20)

An instruction text on how to wash your hands.

As an additional target for KS2, include time conjunctions (Firstly, next, then, finally) and Year 5 and 6 also use prepositional phrases.

 

Task 3 (W/C 06.04.20 and 13.04.20)

A journey tale of an adventure you could go on with your time off from school. Try and be as creative as possible, the more you use your imagination of where you could go, the better your writing will be.

 

Task 4 (W/C 20.04.20)

A thank you letter to the NHS (or any other key worker) thanking them for all the hard work they have been doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Task 5 (27.04.20)

A poem in the style of Miss Mayo's thankful poem. The poem should be about what you will be thankful for when we return to normality. Miss Mayo's poem can be found in the 'Examples of Excellent Writing' Section on the home learning page.

 

Task 6 (04.05.20)

A film review following the structure of Mr Cole's. You could write about a film you have watched recently, your favourite film or TV programme or even watch a new film and review it. Mr Cole's example can be found in the 'Examples of Excellent Writing' Section on the home learning page.

 

Task 7 (11.05.20)

A character description for your own superhero. In this description you should provide information about the personality of the superhero, their powers and their costume or what they look like. Have a go at drawing your superhero to help you visualise it. Mr Cole's example can be found in the 'Examples of Excellent Writing' section on the home leaning page.

 

Task 8 (18.05.20)

A tale of fear using the superhero character you created last week.This could be your superhero facing a global disaster, a super villain who is their arch nemesis or their greatest fear of spiders! Follow the structure laid out in the video and make sure you plan the story before you start writing it.

 

Half-term (25.05.20) 

NO NEW WRITING TASK

 

All these can be done either on a computer of handwritten. We would love to see what you have produced so please email us your work (if handwriting, you can take a picture of this work and send the picture). If you can't send this or can't access your teacher's email address, please store it safe and you can share all your work when we return to school.

 

 

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