Level 3 and 4 Activities
Verbal / Linguistic

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Newspaper Assignment: Eulogy for Simpson and his donkey.
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     Before you get started on this topic you may need to check in a dictionary to see what a eulogy is!
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     Find out about Simpson and his donkey. When were they famous and where? What did they do that was so special? How and why did they do this thing? Who did they do it for?
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     Imagine that you are a newspaper reporter during the first World War. Your assignment is to write a eulogy for Simpson and his donkey. As well as the article, the newspaper also need an attention grabbing headline and a picture with a caption.
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     If you have access to a computer, you could complete this assignment using a word processing or desktop publishing programme. You may choose to copy and paste a picture from the web site.

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Message to a soldier.
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     If you lived during one of the World Wars, what would your life be like? Imagine your dad or uncle is away fighting in the war. How might your mum or auntie be helping the war effort? What might you be doing? What would dad tell you about the war, in his letters home.
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     Write a newsy letter to your dad or your uncle. Tell him about what has been happening at home, what have the family been doing. Imagine you are replying to a letter he has sent you, so it would be good to talk about what is happening in his life too. Use what you have learnt, plus your creative and imaginative mind to create an interesting and realistic letter.

 

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Dear Diary...
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     The year is 1915, the date, April 28th. You are a soldier who three days ago  landed at Gallipoli. It is evening and you are still alive, a small miracle! The past four days have been the most unforgettable days of your life so far. There has been a lull in the action, the first break since you arrived four days ago, but you can't sleep.You pull out you diary and start to write ...
Poppy.gif (796 bytes)     Think about who you are, where you are from, how you would be feeling, what happened to your mates who landed with you, what are you thinking about family and friends back home, how do you feel about tomorrow?? Read ... imagine ... write ...

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