Talk for Writing have produced a series of Home-school booklets, filled with creative activities.
The latest Year 6 booklet entitled 'The Gadgets workbook' contains:
An introduction to films & books about spies;
Spy codes to crack;
Persuasive writing - creating a state-of-the-art gadget for a spy and persuading a reader to buy one;
A vocabulary activity;
Games to play;
Grammar and sentence work
and finally, 'Planning and designing your own gadget'!
The latest Year 5 Home-school booklet entitled 'One-Chance' includes:
A series of activities based around the theme of 'Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it...'.
You will consider what you would wish for if you had just one chance to make a wish;
A creative activity 'The Mirror of Wishes' & then 'The Mirror of Despair';
A reading response activity;
A vocabulary section;
Grammar and sentence work;
Discussion on characterisation and mood in the story you have read;
A clear planning framework to support your writing of your own wishing story.
Ideas for writing: