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Water Dance by Thomas Locker

 

This term we will be basing our writing around the context of our class text Water Dance.

 

In our writing we will be building on our use of a variety of subordinating conjunctions to write explanations to our geographical enquiries, answering the questions: Do we all live the same way?  and What affects us? We will also be gathering effective vocabulary to create figurative language poems to describe water, looking at metaphors, similes, alliteration, personification and onomatopoeia.  The following website gives a description of what the different types of figurative languages are:

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-figurative-language

Can you find any examples of these in the books you read?

 

Towards the end of term, we will be applying our use of subordinating conjunctions and adverbials to write an explanation text on the water cycle.

 

We use the acronym A WHITE BUS to remember the different types of subordinating conjunctions we can use in our writing:

 

 

 

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