We are reading the ‘How to train a dragon’ seres by Cressida Cowell. In Big Write we have written the opening of a story where we discover a dragon in our garden. Some of the WOW words we picked out are show below.
Sophie really impressed us with her sentence she unlevelled.
‘The stunning yet furious silhouetted figure of a dragon has red spotless scales covering its body and was gigantic.’
In geography we have been learning about Europe and capital cities. We used is new learning to help us to write a non-chronological report.
In literacy we have been reading the legend of Beowulf. We have really enjoyed this text and have been able to use lots of interesting vocubulary, story language and sentece openers in our writing. In this Big Write session we retold the beginning of the story.
In history out topic is ‘The Victorians’. We have learn all about Queen Victoria, her family, her reign and what times were like while she mas Monarch. We used all our knowledge to produce a report about her. We were able to include lots of interesting facts.
In Big Write this week we have been describing Hagrid from Harry Potter. We are really enjoying Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone. Here are some of the WOW words and phrased we used to describe him:
Long tangles of bushy black hair
Hands the size of dustbin lids
Kind sparkly blue eyes
Truly gentle giant
This week in Big Write we have been describing a haunted house, using WOW words we have been collecting throughout the week. Mrs Marsden was really impressed with how all the children were pushing themselves to use new words to make their writing more interesting.
We read The Twits as our focus books for Roald Dahl day. We worked in groups to think of lots aWOW words to describe Mr Twit, using the thesaurus to up level our word choices. Some of the best words we found were:
We then used these words to write a character description of Mr Twit, everyone worked hard to use interesting words. Could you have a go at describing Mrs Twit at home?
Tree trunk legs, muscular
Moves rapidly and dodges side to side in an instant
Thunderous growl like a storm
Colossal like a mountain
Elegant, fragile wings
Soars gracefully into the crystal clear sky
Extremely strong skin, as tough as armour
Scaly, slimy skin which feels snakeskin
Black, beady eyes that see in the blackest of night
Large, steaming nostrils that breathe out poisonous gas
Lives in gloomy, eerie woods
He like the flesh or just killed human