LO: I can write in role
Listen to story again https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sralvPBMEs
/read using the powerpoint
Writing a diary entry
Parent to model writing in role as Gregory -
Arriving in Tobago and meeting his grandparents
Emphasise writing in the past tense. Include description of what he saw on arrival. How he felt when he met his grandparents, his first impressions when he got to the house.
Demonstrate how to change tense for final sentences about what he hopes tomorrow will bring.
Write a diary entry in the role of Gregory. Their entries should address the following points in the story:
- Arriving in Tobago and meeting his grandparents
- The first night
Start with Dear diary
Write in the 1st person – use I
Write about what happened using he past tense
Write about your feelings as well as describing what you saw
Write about you hopes for the next day