Now we are ready to write our own setting description! Remember to look back at the work that you have done over the week.
Don't forget our non-negotiables too!
Today we are going to make sure that we have some fantastic sentences for our setting descriptions!
Can you use these sentence openers to create your own sentences?
Green = tricky
Orange = trickier
Red = trickiest
There is a ...
I can see a ...
I can hear ...
Behind the ... I can see ...
In front of the ...
Looking around ...
In the distance ...
As I look around me ...
The sound of ...
Write your sentences in your yellow home learning book to use tomorrow. When you have finished, check that you have used all of the success criteria!
Today we are going to plan our setting description. We are going to describe the playground at the park! You might want to compare the park when it is busy and filled with children to the empty playground when we are all staying safe at home.
Look at the pictures below and record exciting adjectives to describe:
CHALLENGE...can you include similes?
Today we are going to have fun by describing things by using similes. A simile describes something by comparing it to something else.
You can use like or as ____ as in your simile.
Here is an example:
The trees are green.
The trees are as green as emeralds.
Can you turn these sentences into your own similes? If you finish them all, you might want to have a go at creating your own!
Here are some ideas that I came up with if you are stuck:
The clouds are as fluffy as newborn lambs.
The swing is as high as the stars shining in the sky.
The sea is as blue as a shimmering sapphire.
This week, we are going to be writing a setting description. Below are some pictures. Your task today is to imagine that you are stepping into the picture. What would you need to tell someone for them to be able to imagine what you can see in front of you?
You might want to think about:
You could record your ideas in your yellow home learning book, or you might want to have a go at describing the setting to a family member who can't see the picture. Can they guess where you are?