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KS1 2009 Short Writing Task

Discussion in 'Primary' started by rosieandjim, May 13, 2011.

  1. rosieandjim

    rosieandjim New commenter

    I am really hoping that someone will be able to give me some suggestions as to a book that l could use for my class to do the character description for their short writing task. I have searched various forums on here but my class are already familiar with most of the suggested books.
    We have read "Mr Wolf and the Pancakes", " The Gruffalo", "Little Red Riding Hood" and done character descriptions on these.
    I have quite a few boys, so l would rather steer away from anything that invloves Princesses.
    Thank you l woud be very grateful for suggestions.
     
  2. Last year I used ***** the Wimp and slotted it into the Stories by the same author literacy unit. This year I am going to try Pinnochio. I know some teachers have used Plop from The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark - leading on from the Night time topic for the long task. Good luck!
     
  3. lindsay84

    lindsay84 New commenter

    I am going to use The Gruffalo, but I was considering The Smartest Giant in Town.
     
  4. We used Horrid Henry. All children responded very well.
     
  5. Grandma from George's Marvellous medicine - the children loved it! [​IMG]
     
  6. clawthorpegirl

    clawthorpegirl New commenter

    Mr Twit. Find the descriptions tend to more detailed when writing about an unpleasent character!
     
  7. clawthorpegirl

    clawthorpegirl New commenter

    pleasant
     

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