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wc 27th April 2020

Friday 1st May 2020

LI: To write a scary story


Today, you will be writing your own scene when you meet the scary character in your spooky setting.


Read yesterday’s example again:

Your task:

Use your plan to write your own short scene.


Remember to think about all your excellent learning from across the week and include everything in our checklist below.

Read your scene to someone in your house. Did it make sense? How did it make them feel? Is there anything you could do to make it even better?


Challenge: You could plan and write a whole spooky story! We would absolutely love to read these once we are back at school.


Thursday 30th April 2020

LI: To plan a scary story


Tomorrow, you will be writing a short scene from your scary story.


Read my example of a scary scene below:

Your task: You will be using my example to plan your own short scene, using my model as a guide. Use the planning template below to help you.


Wednesday 29th April 2020

LI: To describe a scary character


Task 1

Draw a picture of a scary character. What would it:

  • Look like?
  • Smell like?
  • Sound like?


Task 2

Complete your own mind map like the one below to describe your scary character. Use the word bank to help you include rich and varied language.


Tuesday 28th April 2020

LI: To describe a spooky setting


In today’s lesson, you will be describing a scary setting.


Choose one of the pictures below or even better, draw your own! Answer the questions below to describe the setting. Use the word bank to ensure you have used as much rich vocabulary as you can.

Challenge: Can you describe your scary setting to someone in your house? Does it make them feel scared? Are there any other adjectives you could use to make it even better?

Monday 27th April 2020

LI: To understand the features of a spooky story


This week, we will be looking at spooky stories. At the end of the week, you will be writing your own scary scene like the one you will read below.


Watch the video:

Then answer the questions underneath the video. 



Read my own short, scary scene below. Underline any words that you don't know the meaning of. Using a dictionary (here is a great online one:, write a definition for each word. 





Look at my example above. Can you identify the features? 


Create subheadings for each feature and write the examples underneath.