National Standard end of year 4 examplar

http://literacyonline.tki.org.nz/Literacy-Online/Impact/Progress-and-achievement/Assessment-processes/National-Standards-Reading-and-Writing/National-Standards-illustrations/Year-4/Why-Do-Onions-Make-You-Cry-Writing

Explanation

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishB15.htm#other

Similes -

http://www.colorwize.com/MOONColorwize.html

http://examples.yourdictionary.com/simile-examples-for-kids.html

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=moon+simile+poem&safe=strict&hl=en&biw=1001&bih=502&site=webhp&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CCoQsARqFQoTCJfi9_Ce8sYCFWckpgodZrYJFA

images of the moon

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=moon+simile+poem&safe=strict&hl=en&biw=1001&bih=502&site=webhp&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CCoQsARqFQoTCJfi9_Ce8sYCFWckpgodZrYJFA#safe=strict&hl=en&tbm=isch&q=images+of+the+moon+rise

Descriptive words for the moon

https://descriptivewriting.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/describing-the-moon/

Primary Resources is a great writing resource - have a look at it.


http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishD10.htm



How to write a recount.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-fKgo81_JI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr-2RAQ5ydU



Recount activities
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvh_CDbCzTo&index=2&list=PLqv9szLqa96b0ha2DeLbOJNXygOBoxXLK

Lots of information about sentences
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishB15.htm#other

Simple sentences, compound sentences and complex sentences
See this link.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvhC0eSIb3g
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=5513




Complex sentences
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH31hbUyLMY

commas

Full stops
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qjVyujOVIg





http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic/sentence-structure BBC SKILLSWISE FOR GRAMMAR, WRITING AND MATHS
Brainstorm some characteristics about your mother and then turn them into similes using the words as or like.


Metaphors
http://examples.yourdictionary.com/metaphor-examples-for-kids.html


SIMILES FOR MOTHERS DAY


Mom you’re as sweet as an ice-cream cone full of thoughtful words melted across a happiness meadow.


You’re as busy as a rollercoaster zooming though a park blowing people away.


You’re as warmhearted as my heart giving hugs and making people feel better.


You’re as smart as a genie, future teller, and, old wise men combined with extra wisdom.


You’re as fashionable as a supermodel with the prettiest dress and accessories.


You’re as precious as an old china vase passed down for generations and generations.


You’re as funny as a comedian in the same room with the guy Jeff and his puppets.


Your love is as strong as a force field that protects the earth from evil and things that can harm me.


You’re as brave as a guy going in the military and taking a bullet for his bud.


You’re as caring as a nurse doing her most no to give up on a patient

-JC 2013


You are as beautiful as the sunshine that brightens my day!


You are as busy as a mother who has ten kids even though you only have half that!


You are as sweet as the pollen of a flower carried by a bee!


You are as humorous as a comedian who can make anybody laugh!


You are as protective as a mother bear fighting for her cub’s lives!


You are as fashionable as the next top model wearing the prettiest outfit in the world!


You are as fun as the rush of a roller coaster when you feel butterflies in your stomach!


You are as wise as an owl who all the other animals go to for advice!


You are as bright as the brightest star in the solar system, that sticks out from all the other stars!


You are as blissful as biting into chocolate with caramel inside!

-EV 2013


You’re as sweet as sugar on a freshly picked strawberry from a nearby meadow


You’re as kind as a little red ladybug floating in the breeze


You’re as funny as a travelling circus that doesn’t have creepy clowns


You’re as beautiful as a rainbow tulip that wins first place in every garden show


You’re as creative as Monet, Picasso, De ’Vinci, and Van Gough put together


You’re as fun as an imaginative little child thinking of millions of games to play


You’re as giving as Santa Claus on Christmas Eve


You’re as sympathetic as a loyal dog who senses your feelings everyday


You’re as caring as a professional nurse who helps people every hour of each day


You’re as happy as a child in Disney World on all of the best rides


Mom I love you every day, and I want you to know that in all the possible ways.

-AM 2013


Figurative language

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV8NSFe6Q5E


Improve Grammar link

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/languages/words/nouns/


Improve your Punctuation link
Punctuation linkhttp://www.usborne.com/quicklinks/eng/catalogue/catalogue.aspx?cat=1&area=ED&subcat=EDBE&id=657

Examples of simple sentences, compound sentences and complex sentences. Click on
http://www.northwood.org.uk/complex%20sentences.htm


Keyboard Practise:
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PERSUASIVE WRITING
Our current focus is: Persuasive Writing
We will be writing speeches.

An example of a Year 6 speech:



WALHT write a persuasive introduction.S.C:
- State the issue or the problem.
-Add detail to describe the problem.
-Use emotive/ strong language
-Say what your point of view is

All over the world forests are dying, the number of trees is decreasing rapidly. Why is this happening? Well, people are ruthlessly chopping down magnificent trees that have existed for centuries! Our delicate ecosystem is being decimated even as you read this! Deforestation has to stop immediately!

Possible Speech Topics
The effects of Pollution
We should be looking after the poor.
Stop Whaling!
Human Rights in underdeveloped countries
Global Warming
Stop swearing
The importance of recycling
The impact of War
Drunk Driving
World Hunger and Poverty
iPads vs iPods/ Tablets
Reading is better for you than TV
How mobile phones have changed the world
Ban all electronic games.
Apple vs Samsung
Addidas vs Puma
Why Clash of the Clans is educational
Clash of Clans vs Minecraft
Minecraft teaches real skills.

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Homonyms, Homographs, and Homophones Worksheet


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SPEECH PRESENTATIONS FROM TED TALKS

http://blog.ted.com/2012/10/17/9-talks-by-impressive-kids/
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  • Tudors Persuasive Letter (Katie Oxtoby) DOC
  • external image 6.gif Persuasive Letter - Marvellous Meals (Alison Patrick) DOC
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