Lessons 1 + 2.
Watch the video 'Megacity'. It is about a boy and his dog.
Your Task: to write a short story based on the video.
If you are struggling to write a whole story, use the sheet with 9 pictures from the video. Write a sentence to describe what is happening in each picture.
https://www.literacyshed.com/megacity.html - LINK TO THE VIDEO.
Questions to help you think about your story:
Who is the boy?
What is the dog's name?
What is the boy doing and why?
What does the boy really want in life?
What do you think the dog wants in life?
Are they happy at the end? Why?
Use your imagination. You could tell us what the boy is thinking, you could describe the city or the field in detail, you could even write it from the dog's point of view!
Here is an example of an opening to use if you are stuvck:
Today, edit your story to make sure you have used correct punctuation.
Things to check:
Capital letters/full stops
Commas for lists and clauses
Apostrophes to show possession or contraction
Below is a list of words that you might have used in your story. Check you have spelled them correctly:
Lesson 4+ 5
Read the poem 'Richest Boy in the World' and answer the questions.
Read the text 'Life on Earth would not be possible without trees' and answer the questions.
IF YOU ARE STRUGGLING WITH THESE then please read the three poems: 'What's in a poem,' 'What am I like?' and 'Lemurs'.
Look at the tasks for those poems.