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Week 4 - wb 11th May

Once Upon a Picture - Let's Play Football



  • What do you think of this setting?
  • Is this a good place to play football? Why/why not?
  • What are the pros? Cons?
  • Which half/side do you think has the advantage?
  • If you were playing here, how would you adapt to this pitch?
  • Why do you think this pitch was built here?



Literacy Shed - Story Starters...

Can you write a short story using one of the story openers below?


  1. I didn’t mean to kill her. 
  2. The air turned black all around me.
  3. Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness.
  4. Wandering through the graveyard it felt like something was watching me. 
  5. The eyes in the painting follow him down the corridor. 
  6. A shrill cry echoed in the mist
  7. Icy wind slashed at his face and the rain danced its evil dance upon his head as he tried to get his bearings on the isolated beach. 
  8. Footsteps slowly creaked on every step of the stairs. The bedroom door handle turned slowly. 
  9. Death lurked in every door way with hell at one dark window. 
  10. My hair stood on end, a shiver raced down my spine and a lump came to my throat. It was him...