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Week 9 - wb 22nd June

This week your writing will be based around the short animation 'Alma'.  This has to be one of our favourite clips we use to inspire year 6 writing and we hope you enjoy it too!  Each day there will be a lesson input by Mrs McCartney.  Please remember to watch them before you begin any tasks.  We would love to see your work so please email it to us: 

Have fun!

Alma is a little girl who ventures into town in the snow.
She is drawn to a shop window by a familiar looking doll.
She enters the shop... what will happen when she goes inside?

Writing Lesson 1 - Monday

Mrs McCartney introduces you to the clip 'Alma' which will provide the inspiration for your writing this week.

Writing Lesson 2 - Tuesday

Mrs McCartney explains how to write a setting and character description.


Wednesday 24th June Building up tension

Writing Lesson 4 - Thursday: Flash forward

Lesson 5 - Friday: Editing

We would love to see your writing - please send to