Star of the Week: Callum for working exceptionally hard in Literacy and Numeracy.
Blogger of the Week: Kristen for leaving supportive comments on our first attempts at the 100WC.
In Year 6, we often enter into the 100WC,based at 100wc.net. This is a writing challenge which children do from all round the word.
This week, we will be doing the 100WC on Wednesday in class.
The challenge is to do an interesting piece of writing, including the words:
… and then I saw a bright light…
You must use these words somewhere in your writing and please keep them together. This means that your writing should be 107 words only.
Any other readers of this blog (perhaps from Year 5?) are welcome to join in too!
For examples of work done using this prompt, click here.
This week's 100WC is to think about a time when you have done something really challenging.
Different activities are challenging to different people. It could be something in school (a certain test or activity), a time when you needed to speak in front of the public, a sporting event or a difficult situation you had to cope with.
When you write, think about the following:
You could also add the text as a blog entry on your personal website, so that when we publish, you already have a blog entry.
Think about your favourite meal.
What do you like about it?
How would you describe it to someone who has never tasted it?
Think of its appearance, how it smells and what it tastes like.
Think about what makes the meal special.
Your task is to write a description of your favourite meal for someone who has never tasted it.
Don't forget to add lots of noun phrases, similes and metaphors - think M and S Food! Eg. The succulent, glistening beans on the clean, white plate draw me near.
Write a 100 word instruction manual for your pet or a fantasy pet (a goblin? a dragon?).
You should include:
You could use the following websites for
On a cold and stormy night, three children were out side playing on their bikes and ripstiks."I dare you to go and stand on the road until a car comes and then jump out of the way " said Merida. Not long afterMerida pushed her little sister Merida ( Angus, the youngest) onto the road. Jodie, the oldest and wisest said, " Merida, I am telling father what you did tonight!" Just at that moment, a car went zooming by. The three girls heard a clinking noise consequently, they ran onto the road and saw a big rusty key with a pearl on it.