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A CARP PIE
Transcript of A CARP PIE
Why write about a fish?
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Improving your sentences
A Carp Pie in Practice:
What flavour shall we have?
Now we gotta eat the pie....
Above, high in the sky, floated a hot air balloon. Fearfully, one of the occupants was wondering what might happen if there were a storm. He searched for land. Waiting, he listened to soothing music on his MP3. Bradley, who was on his first flight, suddenly needed the toilet. Desperate and anxious, he searched around for a hole in the bottom of the basket.
P stands for punctuation.
Using a variety of punctuation will ensure you achieve the highest SPAG band.
What punctuation do we know?
Punctuate the following paragraph:
felicity WILL you look this way exclaimed Mrs Appleton you have been fidgeting all morning felicity tore her eyes reluctantly away from the coin she was holding in her hand and tried to concentrate on her class teacher who was talking about maths – something to do with multiplication
A CARP PIE
To develop ability to create accurate and interesting sentences
To develop sentence construction using a variety of techniques over time
is a word which describes a verb
(eg fast, slowly, well)
It usually describes how or when the verb is being done.
Teacher’s example: Greedily, Jake ate the jelly baby.
stands for connectives.
We can use a variety of
connectives to begin sentences.
e.g. Although John jumped
carefully, he still broke his ankle.
Using two adjectives to begin a sentence is a great way of showing that you can write interesting sentences. You can join these using 'and.'
E.g. Weary and anxious, Michael trudged off the pitch.
E.g. Alistair, who was very scared,
hid behind the couch.
this tells us where things are positioned.
the door lurked a masked figure.
Uncaring, Greg started to lob
rocks at the old ladies window.
James watched helplessly as John slid the ball into the wrong goal.