Year 2

Persephone: creation story (endings)

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Lessons (10)

  • In this lesson, we will innovate the story and change the powers of the main character. We will use a story matrix to help us understand the impact changing the powers has on the other parts of the story.
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  • In this lesson, we will look at a created story. Then we will create our own story map and use it to step and speak the story.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore the consequences of the character's actions. In our deepening activity we will use our acting and writing skills to create a TV interview with our main character Apollo.
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  • In this lesson, we will go through the rule for using an apostrophe to join two words together. We will practice this with a matching and a spot the mistake game before trying to use contractions in sentences about the characters in our created story.
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  • In this lesson, we will meet Summarising Seal who will help us to understand how we can find the main points and ideas in a piece of writing. We will use our summarising skills to summarise the key points in my created story.
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  • In this lesson, we will use our story map to help with the boxing up of our created story. Our finished boxing up creation will have the main events in the first column, key words and notes in the second and notes about the reader's mood in the third.
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  • In this lesson, we will write our opening to hook the reader. We will use lots of descriptive language to paint a picture of Apollo and the setting in the reader's mind
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  • In this lesson, we will write the middle of our story. During this part of the story the main problem of the story occurs so we will want to build drama for the reader through our writing.
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  • In this lesson, we will listen to the ending of the story, 'How Coyote Brought Fire to the Earth'. We will examine it using our endings toolkit and compare it to the ending of our created story.
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  • In this lesson, we will use the toolkit to help us write an ending to our created story that satisfies the audience.
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