Wednesday 13th October 2020
L.O. To identify effective language (R15).
WISH 1: I can identify effective words and phrases.
WISH 2: I can recognise how words enhance meaning.
WISH 3: I can create effective phrases
You will be writing a letter home as Tommo during WW1. The letter could be to mother or Molly.
Task 1:10 minutes
First, read the example letters. These are real letter written by soldiers to their families.
Task 2: 15-20 minutes
Next, create a vocabulary bank of words and phrases that you may use in your letter as Tommo. Use the example letters and the following extracts from the book:
Pg 113-115, pg 124-126, pg 127-133
Suggested headings: nouns, synonyms adverbials, technical language, senses – see, hear, touch, taste, smell etc.
Task 3: 15-20 minutes
Now, plan your letter. Use the following example to create a plan in your English book adding key details from the book or magpie vocabulary from the example letters.