SEA - Picture-Writing

An inspiring seascape with gaps to write words and phrases in, for Yrs 2-6, as a starter sheet for poetry or creative writing, or a picture poem in its own right, use adaptable for different aims, ages and abilities. Also provided: the picture free from word gaps; guide sheet for teachers.

The 15 white writing slots in and around this inviting scene offer scope for expressive describing words, similes and phrases.

GUIDE: the accompanying teacher’s guide sheet provides a comprehensive list of word and simile ideas for use as spurs and examples for students.

USES: Literacy - building vocabulary, simile-writing, preparing for poetry or descriptive writing;

Topic enhancement: a simple, effective way to enthuse pupils in topics, e.g. seaside, ocean, seasons, weather, water, coastlines, sea pollution or global warming, while also enhancing literacy.

Time filler: offers learning through fun for any spare 10 minutes.

See my other words-in-gaps sheets too.

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  • Sea-strip---title.jpg

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Created: Jan 6, 2020

Updated: Mar 29, 2020

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