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Friday

Friday 12th June 2020

Watch the video called The Clocktower below. Complete one of the activities about it. 

There is also a grammar activity for you to do.

The Clocktower by Cara Khan

Character description

Write a character description for the girl in the video.

In your description, write about:

  • What she looks like
  • How old she is
  • Her personality - How does she behave? For example, she helps others, works hard
  • Character traits - friendly, kind, caring, busy, honest
  • How she feels
  • Does she learn any lessons?

You can draw a picture of the girl.

 

Use one of the templates to help you. 

 

Comic strip or Story map

Create a comic strip or story map for the film by writing the key parts of what happens in the clip and drawing some pictures.

Story - Write a new ending

Write a story about the video clip. Write a new ending for the story that you like. What happens next? You can also change the middle of the story to make it happier.

Grammar Activity

Complete one of the grammar activities about expanded noun phrases.

An expanded noun phrase is where two adjectives are used to describe a noun (object, person or place).

 

For example - The girl ate a sandwich. 

The kind, young girl ate a delicious, healthy sandwich.

 

Challenge - Add an adverb to each sentence to describe how someone did an action.

For example, The kind, young girl carefully ate a delicious, healthy sandwich.

 

Activity 1 - Rewrite the sentences using expanded noun phrases to add description.

Activity 2 - Write sentences for the pictures using expanded noun phrases.

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