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Day 1

  • Complete Question Time
  • Complete Perfect Picture
  • Complete Sentence Challenge
  • Complete Sick Sentences


Day 2

Read the story opener. Continue to write a story based around the picture and the story opener.

You should be using a variety of sentence types (fronted adverbials, Alan Peat sentences, sentences with embedded clauses) and sentence lengths (short sentences for dramatic effect, long sentences for descriptive detail).


You should be using a variety of punctuation:

  • Commas, dashes and brackets for parenthesis
  • Hyphen for hyphenated words
  • Semicolon to join closely related independent clauses
  • Colon for de:de sentence
  • Question Mark in rhetorical question