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Rows 2, 3 and 4

English

Rows 2, 3 and 4 Home Learning Week 3

Lesson 1

LI: To improve sentences by adding an expanded noun phrase.

On the worksheet in  your pack look at each sentence.  The noun phrases are very short. You are going to improve them by adding adjectives to describe the noun.

E.g

The car drove down the road.

Becomes;

The red sports car drove down the long, winding road.

Lesson 2

LI: To write my own sentence using expanded noun phrases.

Look at each of the images on your worksheet.  Write a sentence with an expanded noun phrase about each image.

Eg. 

The kind boy with the blonde hair helped his friend carry the books.

Lesson 3

LI: To identify adjectives and improve word choices.

Look at each sentence on your sheet and circle the adjectives in each of them.

Next choose 5 of the sentences and rewrite them in the space on the sheet.  Change the adjectives to make them more exciting.

Lesson 4

LI: To improve word choices for adjectives.

Rewrite and improve each sentence by changing the adjective that is written in bold into a powerful and impressive description.

Eg.

Janine was sitting in a nice chair.

Becomes;

Janine was sitting in a luxurious, blue, velvet chair near the grand, wide window looking out across the vast ocean.

Lesson 5

Writing Task.

In you pack you have a writing sheet where you need to describe the picture using powerful and exciting adjectives.  Use your understanding of expanded noun phrases to add detail and description to your writing.

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