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Week 1 Learning

Monday 23rd March 2020

LC: I can write a diary entry.

 

Write a diary entry. The diary entry needs to include what you did from the beginning of the day to the end of the day.

Challenge: Can you add in how you were feeling at different points of the day and explain why?   

Tuesday 24th March 2020

LC: I can identify the features of a diary.

 

These are some of the features of a diary. Can you think of any more examples of each one?

 

Past Tense

 

wanted

tired

First Person

 

I

Writers thoughts

 

I wondered

I was thinking

Writers feelings

 

I felt

I was feeling

Facts from the day

 

What happened during the day?

Time conjunctions

 

Then, next, in the morning, after that,

Informal style

 

Can’t, won’t

What does the character day?

Inverted commas to show characters are speaking

‘What happened?’ Mum asked me.

Wednesday 25th March 2020

LC: I can create a diary entry in the style of an author.

 

Using the work that you did yesterday on ‘Diary of a Killer Cat’ you are going to create your own diary entry.

 

Imagine that you are the brand new author of the book - ‘Diary of a Killer Fox’.

Write the diary entry to explain how you the fox, killed and ate a rabbit.

Keep it in the style of Anne Fine.

 

What features did you include?

Past Tense

First Person

Writers thoughts

Writers feelings

Writers opinions on other characters

Facts from the day

Time conjunctions

 

 

Informal style

Inverted commas to show characters are speaking

Other characters opinion on the cat.

 

Mrs Tyler’s Example:

Monday

Dear Diary,

Okay! Okay! I did it. It really wasn't a big deal, or at least I didn't think it was. I mean, I am a fox for pity's sake. Surely you know it is my job. If a teeny, weeny bunny comes hopping by what am I supposed to do? Watch it? I certainly didn’t watch it, I gobbled it up.

Thursday 26th March 2020

LC: I can identify a type of character.

 

What type of character is Plop?

 

Inside this outline of Plop, write down any words or phrases to describe him as a character?

What emotions does Plop show? What type of a character is he (brave, strong, tough or scared, worried and timid)?

Friday 27th March 2020

LC: I can write a diary entry.

 

Write a diary entry from the point of view of Plop.

Use the chapter about seeing the fireworks, as the event that you can write about.

 

Your Turn:

Remember to include:

Past Tense

First Person

 

 

Writers thoughts

Writers feelings

 

 

Facts from the day

 

 

Time conjunctions

 

 

Informal style

 

 

Inverted commas to show characters are speaking