English Summer 2
Start/ continue to write a diary explaining your thoughts and feelings and write about activities you have been doing.
Don’t forget to include:
- Writing in the past tense
- Writing in the first person using I
- Language to describe your thoughts and emotions
- Rhetorical questions
Letter writing – informal
Write a letter to a member of your family or a friend who you haven’t seen/spoken to for a while. Remember to include the following things:
-your address and date in top right corner
-thoughts and feelings
- a summary of some of the things you have been doing
-capital letters for names of people/places
-use a chatty style because you know them well
Formal letter- write a letter to Boris Johnson, the Queen, the NHS, Mrs Lane or your favourite author or TV personality.
For example, you might want to:
-Ask Mrs Lane to read another of her amazing stories
-Ask Boris Johnson to reopen schools as soon as possible (explain why you think so)
-Thank the NHS for their amazing work etc.
Don’t forget to explain in detail why you feel so strongly that you are writing the letter.
This will need to be polite and sound more official because you don’t know them.
It should include the following things:
- The reason why you are writing (or what you would like to ask them)
- Full sentences that are grammatically correct.
- Conjunctions to add more detail to sentences
- Fronted adverbials
- End by saying what you hope will happen next
- Sign off politely with “yours sincerely”
Make 4 posters with the following headings: nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs – from your reading, your memory, listening to stories or the TV, collect and sort as many words as you can into these categories.
Extension -can you think of any other types of words to make posters for?