Dinnington Community Primary School


Writing Activities 13.07.20 - 16.07.20

George's Marvellous Medicine - Part 5

The final installment of George's marvellous medicine!

George's Marvellous Medicine - Part 4

Why not watch the rest of George's Marvellous medicine?

Lesson 7 - Write Diary Entry


Now use your plan to write your diary entry. Remember to include the features of a diary that we have learnt about and the success criteria.


Tiddlers and Superworms, your success criteria are GREEN.

Gruffalos, you must include GREEN and ORANGE!


  • Capital letters
  • Full stops
  • Finger spaces
  • Phonics
  • Adjectives (describing words) 
  • Interesting sentence openers
  • Paragraphs
  • Conjunctions (and so because or when)


Lesson 6 - Plan


Today we are going to plan what goes into your diary entry. Let's recap what a diary would include:


  • Starter - Dear Diary
  • Linking words - Next, after, then, after that, later
  • 1st person - using I and my
  • Feelings - excited, happy, thrilled
  • Date - Monday 13th July
  • Events in the order they happened. 


Think about all the things we have learnt and try and use them in your diary.