This week I have been working with Year 1 to develop their writing. They have learnt a story using a story map and retold it many times. They have innovated it with extra details and changed some aspects using drama techniques.
We have focussed on ADJECTIVES, ADJECTIVES, ADJECTIVES! We have used adjectives to describe shape, colour and texture.
On Wednesday we started writing the story in full and this continued on Thursday afternoon. I have been fortunate to work with different groups of children to challenge them on specific focuses for their learning . . . . . ensure all writing sits on the line, write descenders under the line (q,y,p and g), join handwriting and don’t forget full stops and capital letters.
The children have shown great focus and concentration to write for over twenty five minutes at a time. Ask them to read you their stories.