Pobble 365

One picture. One teaching resource. Every day.

January 10th

Zipwire

Photo : Photo courtesy of Rex Feature, Bored Panda

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Zipwire

Zipwire

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Question time!

Where do you think the girl in the picture’s house is?

What do you think her school is like?

In what ways might it be similar/different to your school?

How do you think the girl is feeling at this moment?

What do you think she has in her bag?

Why do you think she travels to school in this fashion?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw a comic strip of 5 or 6 pictures, showing the most exciting, dangerous or interesting journey to school you can imagine?

Story starter!

The wind rushed through her hair as she descended the mountain at great speed. For most children this would be an exhilarating, even terrifying experience, but for Lucy it was just an ordinary journey to school...

Sentence challenge!

Can you write a compound sentence, where a colon separates two independent clauses?

The first independent clause describes something and the second gives extra detail.

E.g. The girl was brave: she had zip wired down this ravine many times before.

The zipwire was strong:

She was travelling quickly:

It was just an ordinary day:

Sick sentences!

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

She held on to the handle. The wind went through her hair? she felt scared.

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