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Monday 27th April 2020

For today's English activity, choose one of the three writing activities to complete about the piano picture below. 

 

Description of the Piano

Write a description of the piano. Describe what the piano used to be like and what it is like now.

 

Use lots of adjectives and expanded noun phrases to describe the topical beach and add lots of detail. 

 

Use these questions to help you:

  • What did it used to look like?
  • What does it look like now?
  • How old is it?
  • What happened to it?
  • What did it used to sound like? What does it sound like now?
  • Who did it belong to?
  • Why is it in poor condition?
  • What happened to it?
  • Where is it?
  • Who played it?

 

Story

Write a story about the piano. You could write about a famous person this piano used to belong to or the story of what happened to the piano.

 

Write the ending to this story

For many years now the piano had stood in silence, like a tombstone in a graveyard, surrounded by echoes, memories of the past.

What things the piano had witnessed! Glorious concerts that delighted the countless ladies and gentleman that dressed up in their finery and flooded into the concert hall: a wave of laughter and joy. Oh, how the piano had shone under the lights! Oh how its keys had sung the most beautiful melodies, bathing the audiences in the movements of Chopin and Beethoven performed with angelic perfection!

Now, everything was different. The events of the last few years had seen to that…

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