The students may wish to use a pencil to complete these tasks or they may practice their typing skills by completing the tasks on a device available to them.

Daily Writing Prompts – Week One

Monday: Write a narrative about a kangaroo getting super powers. Remember to include a problem and solve it.

Tuesday: Write a procedure for making your favourite sandwich. Remember to include the things you will need, steps and pictures.

Wednesday: Write to convince someone why you deserve to win €1000. Remember to include paragraphs, an introduction and a conclusion.

Thursday: Write an acrostic poem about an animal of your choice. An acrostic poem uses each letter of the animal’s name to start each line. For example:

ANT

Amazing that they can carry 20 times their weight,

Never forgetting where they came from.

The queen can have over a million babies!

Friday: Write a story about an alien that visited your school. Remember to use lots of adjectives (describing words).

Daily Writing Prompts – Week Two

Monday: Use the planner below to research an animal you love!

Animal: _______________________

Description:  Location: (Where in the world would you find it?)
Habitat: Babies:
Diet:  Behaviour:
Threats:  Interesting Facts:

Tuesday: Using the research from yesterday, write a report about your animal. Remember to include a title, headings and full sentences.

Wednesday: Write a persuasive text about whether children should be paid to go to school. Remember to include paragraphs, an introduction and a conclusion.

Thursday: Write a narrative about finding a tiny zoo in your garden with tiny animals! Remember to include a problem and solve it.

Friday: Write a recount about your time at home so far and how you are feeling.

Book Review

Read a book and complete the report below.

Book Review on _____________________________by ____________

Introduction: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Summary: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Positives: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Negatives: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I would/wouldn’t recommend this book to my friend because _____________________________________