We are carrying on from yesterday's writing as an author.
What kind of things make a book more interesting- particularly at the beginning but also at the end?
How can we build suspense? Watch the video and think how that can be written down by an author to create the same
feelings of suspense.
Then watch this video of the author Malorie Blackman explaining how she creates suspense in her stories.
Then have a go at writing your own ending to 'Where the Forest Meets the Sea' that includes suspense. You might want to make your ending a cliff hanger - this means we don't know what really happens at the end. You could introduce another character - are they good or bad?
Mild - Make sure all sentences are punctuated properly. Use adjectives to describe the setting and the characters' feelings.
Spicy - All of the above. Include other punctuation such as exclamation marks, commas and apostrophes. Include a mixture of short and long sentences.
Hot - All of the above. Use an ellipses (...) to increase tension. End on a cliffhanger,
Today focuses on converting between pounds and pence. Watch the video remember to stop it and have a go at the tasks.
We are going to be doing work on portraits. A portrait is a painting, drawing or photograph of someone that shows their face and shoulders. So, a self-portrait is a portrait that an artist creates of themselves. The video link mentioned in the flipchart is here for you to watch.
We are continuing to think about dreams and goals and are going to finish off our garden designs from last week. The flipchart is attached below.