Please see the PowerPoint for today's learning. If you would prefer to look at the PDF version, please be aware that if the PowerPoint contains videos they will not work.
Our writing sequence is based upon a video called 'Bubbles'. Towards the end of our writing sequence, we will be writing a fantasy narrative.
The video shows us the story of Gabby, who is a lonely little girl walking along a deserted beach. However, when it all seems blue, happiness may be close by… if you just look closely at your surroundings perhaps you will find it! Gabby is walking on the beach and finds a bottle of bubbles - when she blows it she gets transported into fantasy. She has fun riding on bubbles and meets people and things on her way.
A fantasy narrative is a story which is written in the third person (using he, she, his, hers, they, them, theirs). A fantasy narrative can include magical characters, an exciting setting and even some magical creatures. A fantasy story including events which may not be possible in places that may not be real. Towards the end of our writing sequence, we will be writing the story based upon a character who gets engulfed by a giant bubble which takes them floating into the ocean. The character discovers some unbelievable sea creatures and they cannot believe their eyes. Unfortunately, the character then faces a giant problem.. Who will come to their rescue?
We analysed our model text and found various features throughout the model such as fronted adverbials, expanded noun phrases and speech.
We are going to be looking closely at homophones. On the PowerPoint, there is a homophone quiz. You can click on the correct homophone and it will tell you if it is correct or not. This will only work in PowerPoint slideshow mode.
Important vocabulary for today's lesson
Homophones- A homophone is a word which sounds the same as another word but it has a different meaning and/or spelling.