The Snail and the Whale
The outcome for the unit: Write the story from a different animal’s viewpoint
Learning – PLAN
Questions to ask
Use day 4 pdf with plan
Today you will be writing a report about the event on the beach yesterday for PC Benjamin.
At regular intervals, encourage children to re-read sections of their text to check it makes sense and make simple revisions. Support them in doing this and ask children to read their finished draft to someone at home.
They can then revise and edit these.
What happened yesterday?
At what time did this happen?
How did the speedboats get you on the sand?
Why didn't you just swim away from the shore?
When did you get stuck?
How did your skin feel?
Were there any other witnesses?
I can write in role - use I.
I can say how the whale was beached
I can say what happened after the whale was beached
I can use the past tense - use ed.
I can use language from the story.
I can write about how the whale felt.
use different sentence starters.
read your work again to check that it makes sense.