Describe My House (7-11 years)
Read the estate agents description of 44 Acacia Road, Rushford. Then write a description of your house, as if you were an estate agent who is selling it. Next, the child is asked to answer the questions prompts to write about their house.
Describe A Room In My House
Show someone round your house. The child reads the sentences and decide what the buyer likes and what they dislike. The child is asked to think about the rooms in their house and to write about their favourite one. They can use the word prompts to help the , but also add their own ideas.
Write About My Bedroom
The child is asked to make a plan, listing the details he or she wants to include, using the prompts to help them, but also adding their own ideas. Then the child reads the example and writes at least three paragraphs to describe their own bedroom.
Write About My Ideal House
The new headteacher of the school wants to buy a house. The estate agent asks what they are looking for. Read the word choices and fill in the writing prompt – ‘My ideal house is a….’
This series provides prompts to get the child to write. It provides starting points to encourage children of all abilities to write – even the most reluctant writers. With this series they will be inspired to write stories, poems, play scripts, diaries, reports, persuasive leaflets and more.
More than this, the child will learn writing techniques; simple, compound and complex sentences, connectives and spelling, punctuation and grammar tips. There is an emphasis on improving vocabulary – looking at lots of better word choices: harder adjectives, more powerful verbs and adverbs.