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Author Archives: Mrs Bowles

Write your scary paragraph!!!!

Short sentences to create tension and make the heart beat quickly Balance short and long sentences Don’t reveal what makes the noise – keep the reader wondering Pick out unusual detail to create atmosphere Mention the darkness or cold Have the main character ask a question or think aloud e.g. “What was that?” hissed Sam. … Continue reading »

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Describing the castle…

Good morning Class 4.  Work in pairs to describe the castle using story language.  You have 20 minutes!

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Skipton Castle

So Class 4, what did you enjoy the most about the trip?  

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100 Word Challenge Week#19

This week you need to write a story to go with this picture.  We will be discuss what you need to include as a class but as usual I am expecting to see; Connectives Punctuation Interesting adjectives/adverbs Use the pyramids in class to help you include things from your level.

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100 Word Challenge Week #18


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100 Word Challenge Week#17

…the light was SO bright… Think about our amazing time at the pantomime on Friday.  We saw lots of bright magical lights flashing across the stage.  What could this light be in the picture above?  Is it a magical spell?  An alien landing on earth?  Surprise me with your imagination this week and write a … Continue reading »

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100 Word Challenge Week#16

… as he started they… Think about the work you have done this week with Mr Corker.  Write a story using the words of the week and explain the feelings of the main characters. I need to see:  Super punctuation Connectives Adjectives to describe feelings As always we will pick a winner.  This week we … Continue reading »

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100 Word Challenge Week#15

HAPPY HOLIDAYS This is the last prompt for 2014! The next prompt will appear on January 4th. Thank you for all your support this year. Have a great holiday and see you next year! For the last week we have 5 words. They must all go into your piece but can be in any order. … Continue reading »

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Cyber Bullying

Recently we have had some very unpleasant incidents of cyber bullying at home.  Take a look at these fantastic animations from the Digital Leaders and think about the message. What are they trying to teach you?

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Friday 28th Homework

ENGLISH 100 word challenge Week#13 …but as the leaves rustled… Is your prompt for this week. I think this would make a great spooky autumn story.  Use lots of adjectives. MATHS Follow the link and have a go at the mental maths game.

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