Read the extracts and answer the question: How are the characters presented?
Levels are on the sheets given to you.
It’s been a while since we did some creative writing so we need to revise the techniques. To improve your story openings next lesson, you need to write 5 sentences to describe your setting that you can include when you re-draft.
Think about all of the effective ways you can describe a place. Could you use similes, metaphors, personification? Could you use more complex vocabulary? Could you look up words? Would using some images help you to describe in more detail? If so, find some and use them as a focus.
So, 5 brilliant descriptive sentences to describe your story settings.
Due Friday 19th
Find an extract from a 19th C novel and label how the setting creates an atmosphere
Higher ability to write in P.E.E
Reflect on your learning for this academic year. How have you moved forward? How much have you read? Have you learned from reading, listening to your teachers, listening to others or ‘doing’? You have GCSEs in two years’ time – do you feel prepared? Are you thinking about your musical/theatrical/sporting performances next year? In which subjects have you learned the most? Are you thinking about work experience? What has been the highlight of your year? Is Year 9 better or worse than Year 8?
Take half an hour to mindmap your thoughts and feelings in your small book.
You need to research the character of Pip from the book ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens.
Find out as much information as you can: how old his is, who is in his family, what kind of character he is, what his life is like etc.
From this, make a character profile that includes all of this information.
Please write a 400 word article about the sighting of mystery creature. Choose your vocabulary carefully. For Monday 15/06 in your little book.
H/L Due Monday 15th – Write a paragraph about how your character views a person from the city or countryside.
Must include adjectives
Should include adverbs
Could include similes
Create a piece of work that shows (in detail) what people and life was like in the 19th C.
You could compare it to life today.
Write down the definition of a simple sentence then write the first paragraph of a story (someone being chased) using only simple sentences.
Watch a selection of tv adverts aimed at people your age. What do they have in common? What part of you are they appealing to?
Write a minimum of one PEE paragraph that explains how adverts try to persuade people your age to do/buy something. What techniques are used? Are they different from adverts aimed at other age groups?