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Week 3 - wb 4th May

Once Upon a Picture - Above the Sky



  • What can you see?
  • Who is the woman?
  • Why is she holding an umbrella and a bag?
  • Where did she come from? Where is she going?
  • How can she survive here?
  • What might she be thinking at this moment?
  • If you could ask her a question, what would you ask?
  • Imagine you could go ‘above the sky’. How would you describe what you could see to someone who wasn’t with you? Role play/write the conversation you might have with someone over the radio.
  • Write a poem describing the view from above the sky.


The Literacy Shed - Broken: Rock, Paper, Scissors



BROKEN : Rock, Paper, Scissors

When Rock stumbles upon the magical Paper, it's love at first sight. But when the wrath of Scissors threatens the well-being of Paper, Rock must stop at nothing to save what he loves most, no matter the cost. "Broken: Rock, Paper, Scissors" is a student animated short film, produced at Ringling College of Art & Design.

Writing activity ideas:

  • Write character profiles for the 3 main characters. 
  • Compare and contrast the character traits. 
  • Get into character as Rock and write a description of Paper. 
  • How could Rock could defeat Scissors in the game?
  • Create a wanted poster for Scissors.
  • Create models of each character out of suitable materials, e.g. origami for paper and play dough for rock. 
  • Create setting descriptions for each character's home. 
  • Write the story from the point of view of each character. 
  • Write 'Origins' stories for each of them, where have they come from? How where they created?