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1 Writing challenge. Below are a list of four words you must add to the sentences. Choose the appropriate word for each sentence and then rewrite them in your book. 1) This is the book ___________ Pria has just finished reading. when that which who 2) To be honest, I prefer the blue shoes _________ match my dress. 3) I really don’t like people ______ are cruel to animals. 4) Unfortunately, I lost my watch _______ I went to the seaside. Extension – Can you use these as a model to develop your own sentences? Writing challenge. Below are a list of three connectives you can use to complete the sentences below. Plan the sentence in your head carefully before writing it down. 1) Patiently, Susanna waited for Edward__________________________ because when however 2) Climbing quickly, Luke scaled the rocky mountain ____________________ 3) Seconds later, the panting man burst through the door ________ 4) Running towards the door, Mr Yates turned quickly__________________ Extension – Can you use these as a model to develop your own sentences?

2 Writing challenge. As you are already aware, connectives can also be used as sentence openers. Identify the correct use of each connective for each sentence and then write them in your book. despite when after while 2) ______________ the bitter weather, Grandpa decided to still wear his shorts. 1) ______________ the students waited patiently, Mrs Clarke collected their books. 3) ______________ they had eaten, Class 12 hurried to play football on the M.U.G.A. 4) ______________ we arrive on a morning, we always start the day with handwriting. Extension – Can you find an example of a connective opener in your reading book and copy it in to your book? Writing challenge. Can you complete the sentences below so that they are all questions? 1)Can you ___________________________________________ 2)How many _________________________________________ 3)Where is ___________________________________________ 4)Whose book bag ____________________________________ 5)What time did ______________________________________ 6)Why did ___________________________________________ Extension – Check your work to see if you have included all the questions marks you need.

3 Writing challenge. The sentences below should be written as two separate sentences. Read them in your head and then rewrite them in your book with the correct punctuation. 2) Adam and Ben are incredibly competitive they are both excellent at maths. 1) Liam really doesn’t like playing rugby he prefers to play golf. 3) Matthew is one of my best friends he is very kind to all of his family 4) The whole of Class 12 organised a cake sale it was extremely successful and raised lots of money. Extension – Can you circle the adverb in every sentence? Writing challenge. Below, are six examples of contractions. Copy them into your books exactly how they appear below and then write a sentence for each. Remember the apostrophe! 1)You are = You’re 2)Can not = Can’t 3)Have not = Haven’t 4)Is not = Isn’t 5)She will = She’ll 6)I am = I’m Extension – Choose one of your sentences and challenge yourself to up level it.

4 Writing challenge. The sentences below should be written as two separate sentences. Read them in your head and then rewrite them in your book with the correct punctuation. 2) Adam and Ben are incredibly competitive they are both excellent at maths. 1) Liam really doesn’t like playing rugby he prefers to play golf. 3) Matthew is one of my best friends he is very kind to all of his family 4) The whole of Class 12 organised a cake sale it was extremely successful and raised lots of money. Extension – Can you circle the adverb in every sentence? Writing challenge. Prepositions tell you where, when or why something happens. Rewrite the sentences below with the most appropriate proposition. 2) Greedily, I devoured lots of popcorn since / during the film. 1) That picture in / on the wall is absolutely horrible. 3) Mr Somerville has been playing the guitar since / while 10am this morning. 4) Chis, waiting patiently, is meeting his dad above / in front of the supermarket. 5) Next week, they will be burying the time capsule underneath / over the oak tree. Extension – Can you write your own sentences using a variety of prepositions?

5 Writing challenge. Prepositions tell you where, when or why something happens. Choose the most suitable preposition from the box to complete each sentence. during until in outside between 2) The man in the cinema asked us to stop talking ___________ the film. 1) I think there's a mistake ____ my work. 3) We can’t do anything _________ the day after tomorrow. 4) The shop isn’t open yet, so the customers are forming a queue ________ the door. 5) If you need something, you can call us anytime ________ 8 am and 4 pm. Extension – Can you include inverted commas to turn these sentences into direct speech? Writing challenge. Sometimes people find it useful to write a list of things they need to do. Read the list below and put them into a sentence using commas in the correct place. Things to do clean the kitchen bake some cookies complete my homework tidy my bedroom Later today, I need to…………………. Extension – Can you write a list of four chores you may have to do at home?

6 Writing challenge. Speech always ends with a punctuation mark, which goes inside the inverted commas. Rewrite the sentences in your book with speech marks in the correct place. 1) Fred explained happily, This is going to be a great year Example – Mr Local asked, “Has he got the correct answer?” 2) Please may I buy some sweet for the cinema asked Louise kindly 3) Charlotte said, We need to take a packed lunch with us today 4) I’d love to go and visit the tigers first uttered Anne excitedly Extension – Use the examples as a model to write your own sentences. Writing challenge. A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to change its meaning. Look at the three prefixes below and try to match them to the correct root word. Then write them in your book. ‘mid’ – means ‘middle’ midfield ‘pre’ – means ‘before’ preview ‘non’ – means ‘not’ nonadjustable 1)__________ground 2)__________fiction 3)__________order 4)__________flammable 5) __________view 6) __________week 7) __________historic 8) __________sense Extension – Can you write a sentence for each new word?

7 Writing challenge. The sentences below are missing either an exclamation mark or question mark. Rewrite them in your book as neatly as possible. Extension – Can you use the connective ‘while’ or ‘when’ to extend these sentences? 1) “Get down this instance___” Mum yelled angrily. 2) “Have you taken the dog for a walk yet___” Brian’s dad bellowed. 3) “Are we ever going to set off___” asked Mary impatiently. 4) “I’ll never wear that. I hate it___” screeched the irate model. Writing challenge. Words that contain the letters ‘ough’ can sound very different. Fill in the gaps in the sentence below using the ’ough’ words from the box. bought enough tough throughout 1) Simon was moaning that his steak was far too ______________. 2) Carmen _____________ a few gifts for Chris and Jonathan, as well as one for Alex. 3) I’ve had enough of this album now – can we exchange it? 4) _____________ year 5, the students of Class 12 had always tried their best. Extension – Before writing sentences of your own, magpie the words you would like to use in your own writing.

8 Writing challenge. Alliteration is the occurrence of several words that begin with the same letter or sound. Read the example and then try writing your own for the animals given. Extension – Can you up level two of the sentences by including an ‘ing’ ‘ly’ opener? Example – Rabbits run rapidly over ragged rocks. Snakes Cats Bears Goats Writing challenge. Compound words are formed when two or more words are put together to form a new word. The compound words below are mixed up. Can you write them correctly? takeboard skatewood everaway firelasting basefly doorquake earthway butterball Extension – Compound Nonsense. Create your own made up compound words using the lists above. Use this word as a subheading and write a short description of what it is underneath.

9 Writing challenge. Write a fascinating sentence including the two words given for each challenge below. Can you meet your literacy targets at the same time? Extension – Can you adapt one of your sentences so that it includes a simile? 1) boy gate 2) girl tree 3) cat playground 4) children park Writing challenge. A synonym is a word with the same or similar meaning of another word. Match up the pairs in the box and write them in your books like the example below. Example 1) Amusing and humorous. Extension – Copy three of the synonyms in to your magpie book that you intend to use in your writing.

10 Writing challenge. Each of the sentences below is missing a verb. Match the sentences to the correct verb and copy them in to your books. Extension – Can you change the sentences in to present tense? Writing challenge. This challenge card requires you to up level five incredibly dull sentences. Using a range of VCOP strategies, plan and write the improved sentences in your book. The wriggly worm went. The man got an award. The dog went along the road. The woman ate the stuff. The children looked at things in the shop window. Extension – Can you modify one of your sentences to include a clause sandwich? 1) Peter is ________ his filthy face in the bathroom. 2) Nathan is _________ a thrilling comic with brother (David). 3) Joshua is __________ his dad’s vintage guitar. 4) Sam is _________ an exquisite picture of a landscape. 5) Chloe is ___________ her silky, soft hair in the mirror. 6) Chad is ___________ at the television in amazement. combing staring playing washing reading painting


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