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TERM 3 2017 – WRITING

Biography Writing

What is a biography? What features are included in a biography? Begin researching a famous astronaut of your choice. Things to consider researching: Name D.O.B / Death Height / Weight Nationality Place of Birth Education Hobbies / Interest Space Exploration… Continue Reading →

WRITING – Send a postcard to Curiosity – Mars Rover

https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/participate/postcard/  

WRITING – Similes and Metaphors

Watch the below clip:   Complete the following task: Similes: It makes a comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”. For example: As big as an elephant As dark as the night As cold as ice… Continue Reading →

WRITING – Idioms

Watch the below video about idioms: What are idioms? An idiom is a phrase whose meaning can not be interpreted literally. The group of words together has a completely different meaning than the individual words. Example: “It’s raining cats and… Continue Reading →

WRITING – Onomatopoeia

What is onomatopoeia? Onomatopoeia refers to words that sound exactly or almost exactly like the thing that they represent. Many words that we use for animal or machine noises are onomatopoeia words, such as “moo” for the sound a cow… Continue Reading →

WRITING – Poetry – WK2T3 – Cinquain

What are Cinquain Poems? Watch: Here is how to write a Cinquain poem: Line 1. Title – one word. This is the subject matter of your cinquain poem. Line 2. Description – two words Two things that describe your subject…. Continue Reading →

Writing – Wk1T3 – Haiku Poems

Watch the below video:   What is a Haiku poem????? “Haiku” is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has… Continue Reading →

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