Room 5 are working on making our writing more interesting. We are taking a boring sentence and making it come alive by showing not telling the highlighted words.
WALT show not tell in our writing
She was happy and excited when she went for a swim on the hot sunny day with her best friend.
How do we feel, look like, and what do we do when we are happy and excited? (SHOW)
How can we SHOW she went for a swim?
How can we SHOW the hot sunny day?
How can we SHOW a best friend?
I will begin by describing what the characters body felt like.
I will describe what has happened using my senses.
I will describe what they were thinking
I will leave the audience hanging
· Write in the third person
· Use capital letters and full stops.