Pobble 365

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November 9th

The Shadow

Photo : Photo courtesy of Alexander Jansson

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The Shadow

The Shadow

Question time!

What did the shadow leave behind?

Who is responsible for the shadow?

Would you like to live in a tree house? Why?

What would be the problems of living in a tree? What would be the positives?

How are shadows made?

Perfect picture!

Design and draw your own tree house. Label and describe the materials you would use and the features it would have.

Story starter!

If you look very carefully at night, as the mist disappears, the shadow still stands there, guarding his home. No one has ever seen him, only his shadow. His boat travels silently up and down the river every night. High in the tree, the door remains shut, lit only by a single light. No visitors are seen, no noises heard, only the slight creaking of the wooden path leading to and from the tree.

Then one night, everything changed. The shadow was gone and left in its place a …

Sentence challenge!

Can you use adverbs in your writing to describe how something is done?

Slowly, the mist drifted across the lake.

Mysteriously, the shadow appeared.

Can you change the position of the adverbs in your sentences?

Sick sentences!

These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?

The wooden path led to the tree house.

It was a dark night and it was misty.

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