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Can you write a poem to thank the NHS?
Listen to Michael Rosen’s poem These are the hands by clicking on the picture below. You can also read the poem in the image above too. It was written on the 60th anniversary of the NHS. Can you write your own poem to celebrate all the hard work of the NHS and to thank doctors and nurses for everything they have done? You can write any type of poem, for example it could be an acrostic, Haiku, shape or different Kennings. It can be any length and it doesn’t have to rhyme. You can illustrate or decorate your poem. Please send your poems to email@example.com, we would love to read them and you will receive 20 dojos. We would also like to use some of them on our website.
Have fun and be as creative as you like!
A Cloudy Lesson
Watch the following YouTube video from Literacy Shed by clicking the picture below. Imagine you are in the shoes of the boy and consider the following questions. Can you write a diary account as they boy in first person?
Remember to use descriptive vocabulary. Can you use any wow words (adjectives), similes and metaphors? Don’t forget your paragraphs! You can send your writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to see it!
Your task is to continue the story describing the place. Remember to describe the senses. Can you build suspense and tension? How many of these can you use?
Imagine a future in which we had a personalised robot servant. What would yours be like? What would it do? What would it look like? What would it talk like? What features would it have? Can you explain how it works?
How does this picture make you feel? Why?
Why are white rabbits associated with magic?
Can this rabbit perform magic tricks?
Is it a magician?
Write a story from the rabbit's perspective. You could use this as your starting point:
Ladies, gentlemen, boys and girls,
Welcome to the show,
Where you will see such sights that you'll be certain your eyes deceive you.
But first, if you'll allow me, I shall tell you my tale.
It is a tale of surprise, of daring, of wonder,
And - most of all - of finding magic where you least expect it.
For I am not the assistant.
I am not the trick.
I am the magician.
Read all about it!
I love finding out about the new discoveries of dinosaurs! It must be because I have a 5 year who is fascinated by them and we've visited the Natural History Museum more than once to be scared by the T-Rex. (Can you tell which teacher is writing this?!?)
This year several new dinosaurs have already been discovered! WOW! Who knew that millions of years later we'd still be discovering new facts?!
Today, in the newspapers a new dinosaur has been discovered. Use the websites and news articles below to find out all about it. Remember to check your facts! Then write your own fact file all about it - you could even do your own artist's impression of what you think it looked like!
Who am I?
Have a look at the rather interesting octopus.
What is interesting about him?
How many features of the octopus can you remember without looking?
Draw your own interesting animal and label it with all the interesting facts.
Use the image below in the web link. Think about who these creatures are...