Lots Of Writing Prompts About Sport (7-11 years)
1. Write About A Famous Sports Personality And More
In this pack, the child is asked to write about sportsmen and women. They should read the article ‘I love football’ and then answer the questions about former England manager Bobby Robson. Next, they should write a football commentary, practise writing to instruct about playing a sport and finally, research another sports celebrity and write an imaginary piece about a day in his or her life.
2. Lots Of Writing Tasks About Sport
In this pack, the child is asked to read the emails sent in to Sporty Magazine’s mail bag and then to write about the sports they do. Then, they should help Jess to jump the fences at the show jumping competition, by writing down the best order to complete the course, using Jess’s thoughts in the speech bubbles to help them. After this, the child is asked to collect some technical words for another sport and to write an article for their school magazine, using the writing prompt given.
This series provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Presented in a lively ‘magazine style’ format, these packs feature stories and non fiction texts to read. They include follow up activities that will inspire even the most reluctant writer, to write stories, letters, play scripts, diaries, poems, persuasive leaflets and more. More than this, the child will learn writing techniques including: simple, compound and complex sentences – connectives, grammar tips – harder vocabulary and punctuation.
Aimed at 7-11 year olds, these work packs provide excellent writing practice for those children preparing to take exams. They will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language.