Pobble 365

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July 9th

Festival of Colours

Photo : Photo courtesy of Chetan Soni www.onebigphoto.com

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Festival of Colours

Festival of Colours

Question time!

Why do you think the people in the photograph have gathered?

What is a ‘tradition’? Are there any traditions that you adhere to?

Do you know anything about the festival of colours?

Why do people celebrate the festival in this way?

Would you like to be there?

What would it feel like to be standing in the crowd or on top of the bus?

Where in the world do you think this is?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw a picture of a tradition that you follow in your school or home?

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Story starter!

It was the day they’d all been waiting for. As the colours started to flow, the whole town started to celebrate.

This was a tradition that had been followed, without fail, for hundreds of years. The crowd began to swell even more, cooled by the jet streams of paint that filled the air. The festival of colours was truly underway…

Sentence challenge!

Using your senses is often an effective way to describe a scene to the reader.

Can you use all of your 5 senses to describe what it would be like to be there in the picture?

Sick sentences!

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

It was a hot day. A crowd had gathered. Some people sprayed paint. it was pink. The crowd were noisy.

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