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ACTIVITY IDEAS

These activities are the same ones you all started on in class! 

As you read your books at home, see how many different activities you can tick off.  Email me a copy or photo of your work and I will share them on here and/or on the blog.  There was some outstanding work produced at school so I look forward to seeing what you can do at home!

 

1.  Write a letter from yourself to a character in your book.

 

2.  Write a letter to the author of your book – you could say what

you like or dislike about the book, or give ideas for what else
you would like included in the book.

3.  Have a go at drawing a map of one of the places in the story.
See how much you can include and how much detail you can
add.

 

4.  Re-tell an event from the story from another characters point of
view. For example, if Jenny is visiting a haunted castle with her
wimpy brother Joe, can you change it from Jenny’s point of view
to Joe’s?


5.  Imagine you could interview a character in your story – what
would you ask them? What would their replies be? Write your
interview with your character. Set it out so you use 2 different
colours for your questions and your character’s answers.

 

6.  Change the story (or part of it) into a comic strip.


7.  Draw a picture of a character from the story. Make sure you use
all the detail that the book gives you.

 

8.  Design a new blurb for the back cover of the book. You can use
colours and pictures as well as writing.

 

9.  Redesign the front cover of the book.

 

10.  Design a poster to advertise your book. Think about it’s unique
selling points – e.g. what is good about it.

 

11.  Make a list of as many adjectives as you can from a chapter in
the book.

 

12.  Make a dictionary containing 10 or more difficult words from
your book.

 

13.  Make up a test for your book for another child to do with 10 or
more questions.

 

14.  Using speech bubbles and pictures of the characters, draw a
conversation between two characters from the story.

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