Writing activities ks2
Writing activities ks2
Great for oral discussion but also useful for character analysis. A creative writing activity: A dark and stormy night 3. Read through some of the books in the series. When these are made, you could post them around the school. This activity is fun and creative and has always worked well for me both with adults and younger students. Xargle story in which he teaches his class about a different aspect of Earth life e. Continue like this for a while, with the children explaining where he is. Only try it with a class you are comfortable with, and who you think will cope with the situation.
Argue with them, saying that you have heard differently. Xargle series of books written by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Tony Ross.
Once all the students have added a sentence to their stories, get them to stop and pass the paper to the pair on their right this means that every pair of students now has a new character.
They will probably look at you as though you are mad, but continually ask them where "Paul" is today.
Encourage them to be as creative as possible. The listening part comes first: Ask the students to draw the face of a person in the top right-hand corner of the page. Let each child take the mascot and a book in which to write home for a few days at a time. Tell them that he normally sits in his space point to the empty chair and that he was there yesterday, but he isn't there today. Once they've done this ask them to give the person a name. Great for oral discussion but also useful for character analysis. The children should write their own Dr. How did the leopard get its spots? Cut around the outside shape of your name. An newspaper interview, written as if in the future, with the child who is now famous. When these are made, you could post them around the school. Then ask them to write who the person lives with.
The students then read through the information and the beginning of the story and then add one more sentence to it. Ask the children where "Paul" is. A missing person poster template can be found below.
The main focus of the activity is on developing writing skills, but it's also good for developing listening and reading skills and also for practising past tenses and descriptive vocabulary.
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