The Owl and the Pussycat S10 Write a diary entry.
Task 1Share the power point presentation, How to write a fantastic diary entry.
Building on yesterday’s activity, pretend to be the Owl or the Pussycat and collect ideas about what happened one particular day.
- What might you have done on that day?
Maybe you caught some fish, ate the last of the honey, rode on the shell of a turtle, sailed through a storm, or met mermaids or pirates?
- Where were you?
Maybe you were in your comfortable pea green boat, on a sandy beach, in the warm sea, on a friendly pirate ship or a mermaid’s rock?
- What could you see?
- How did you feel?
- What happened first, next, after that?
- How did you feel when…?
Jot your ideas down.
Using your jottings, write your diary entry.
Use this Diary Writing Checklist:
- Include the date the diary was written.
- Write in the past tense.
- Use the words ‘I’, ‘my’, ‘we’, and ‘our’.
- Describe your feelings.
- Write about the (important) events in the order they happened.
- Use time linking words, like ‘first’, ‘next’, ‘then’.
- Talk about where events happened.