Literacy Starter of the Day

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What can you see?

Look at the picture below, describe what you can see? Can you use a simile? A metaphor?


Making words

How many words with 3 letters or more can you make from the word:


What is the longest word you can make?

What can you see?

Look at the picture below. What can you see? Write several sentences describing what you can see, or what you think is happening? Don’t forget your punctuation!


Full stops and commas

Punctuate the following passage accurately with full stops and commas.

Mr Willy Wonka can make marshmallows that taste of violets and rich caramels that change colour every ten seconds as you suck them and little feathery sweets that melt away the moment you put them between your lips he can make chewing gum that never loses its taste and sugar balloons that you can blow up to enormous sizes before you pop them with a pin and gobble them up

Excerpt taken from Charlie and The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

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