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Writing to describe- Fireworks display

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on 16 December 2014

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Transcript of Writing to describe- Fireworks display

Paragraph 4- The countdown
The fireworks die down and the a voice is heard over the crowd.

A countdown begins for the big finale.

Describe:
the people
how the crowd are acting
the atmosphere
what different people are doing
where people are looking

Below are descriptions of 3 grades C-A. Which is which?
They now in order. C-A
Paragraph 3- The display begins
You should describe the sights and the sounds.

What do people do or say?
Do people react differently? Who and why?
Write down words to describe the images below. Think about shape and size.
Paragraph 1- Setting the scene
Look at the following images and list all the things you can see. The first few have been done for you.

Also, think about what you might be able to see if you were there.
Paragraph 2- The build up
In this scene you must describe the atmosphere.

An announcement is made that the firework display is about to begin.

Create a spider diagram of ideas for each of the below.

What do the people do?
Where do they stand?
What can you hear?
What can you smell?
Writing to describe- Fireworks display
Use a wide vocabulary and range of sentence structures to achieve particular effects and to sustain your reader’s interest
Use paragraphs, accurate spelling and punctuation to make your meaning clear, and to make your ideas fit together
Write coherent and interesting descriptions that contain well-developed details and settings
Adapt the contents, style and layout of your writing to suit your purpose and audience

Use accurate and varied grammatical structures in your sentences
Use paragraphs, accurate spelling and punctuation to make your meaning clear and fluent
Present complex ideas and points of view clearly and in detail
Use vocabulary choice, stylistic and structural devices to give a powerful description

Shape and control your writing, using a range of different styles to suit the task
Use a wide range of grammatical constructions accurately
Choose complex vocabulary and punctuation techniques and use them accurately
Create original effects using structural devices and vocabulary

Use a wide vocabulary and range of sentence structures to achieve particular effects and to sustain your reader’s interest
Use paragraphs, accurate spelling and punctuation to make your meaning clear, and to make your ideas fit together
Write coherent and interesting descriptions that contain well-developed details and settings
Adapt the contents, style and layout of your writing to suit your purpose and audience

Use accurate and varied grammatical structures in your sentences
Use paragraphs, accurate spelling and punctuation to make your meaning clear and fluent
Present complex ideas and points of view clearly and in detail
Use vocabulary choice, stylistic and structural devices to give a powerful description

Shape and control your writing, using a range of different styles to suit the task
Use a wide range of grammatical constructions accurately
Choose complex vocabulary and punctuation techniques and use them accurately
Create original effects using structural devices and vocabulary

People in wooly hats
Teenagers
Families
Children on parent's shoulders
Sky
Smoke
Grass
What other things are people wearing?

Why are they wearing this?

Will you feel different depending on where you are stood?
You now have a list of lots of things you can see.

For each of these you must do 1 of the following

a) Write down 3-5 different adjectives you would use to describe it.
or
b) Write a descriptive sentence about it that fits our task.
Paragraph 5- The aftermath
The fireworks have ended and the people have all left.

Describe what the scene looks like now.

What would people have left behind?
How would the ground look?
What would the bins be like?
Would any animals be around?
What people would be left?
How have the sounds changed?

Now zoom in to one person. Describe:
What are they doing?
What are they wearing?
Who are they with?
How do they feel?
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