aims of today: to provide you with support to help your child with their writing at home. to show...
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- Aims of today: To provide you with support to help your child with their writing at home. To show you how you can help your child to improve their writing. To give you some ideas in how to get your child to write at home.
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- 4 key things to think about when writing. V ocabulary C onnectives O peners P unctuation
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- Activity 1: Choose a picture and write it down. E.g. The mouse.
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- Now lets make it more interesting: Add an adjective E.g. The brown mouse. Or make it a 2A sentence with 2 adjectives E.g. The furry brown mouse.
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- Now lets make it even more interesting: Add an another adjective (A list sentence) E.g. The little, furry, brown mouse. *dont forget the commas
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- Now lets make it really interesting: Turn it into a 4A sentence The little, furry mouse was on the large, red bus.
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- Make the adjectives interesting. Use a variety of different adjectives. Good opportunity to introduce children to new vocabulary and ambitious words.
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- Openers Temporal connectives : (Time connectives) First, Then, Next, Later, Finally, Just at that moment ly and ing openers (adverb, verb openers) Suddenly, Walking, Jumping, Quickly walking, Nervously waiting, Story Openers Once upon a time, Long, long ago
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- Connectives Joining 2 sentences together. and We went to the sweet shop and we bought some chocolate. BOYS sentences But, yet, or, so We were going to go to the park but it started to rain. We could play football or we could play on the swings. It started to rain so we came inside.
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- Activity 2: Make a great sentence including VCOP. OpenerVocabularyConnective Punctuation First Next Just at that moment Suddenly Quickly running Excitedly skipping enormous gigantic impeccable magnificent anxious gorgeous and but/yet or so because however. ?, !
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- Sentence Types in Year 2 Only focus on 3. Ing ly The more, the more 2 pair
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- The more, the more Expresses 2 things that vary together. Teach it as a feeling leading to an action/ or an action leading to a feeling. e.g. The more angry she felt, the more she banged her fists on the table. The more he ran, the more out of breathe he began to feel.
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- 2 pair sentence 2 pairs of related adjectives Allows children to use a range of adjectives to describe how a character is feeling/looks like e.g. Scared and upset, tearful and worried, she ran away from the bullies. Euphoric and delighted, amused and jubilant, she giggled at the magician. Startled and shocked, excited and joyous, she won her game of football.
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- Boxing clever
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- How can I get my child to write at home? Postcards Letters (from you, family, characters write a reply) Text messages Emails Stories Recounts Poems Songs/raps Invitations/cards
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- Other tips and ideas Talk Talk Talk If a child can speak a sentence, then they can write it. Use ideas from the childrens experience to help them in their writing.
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