Do you think the children in the picture find the journey to school difficult?
What do you think their school is like? How might it be similar/different to yours?
Who are the adults in the picture? What do you think they are carrying?
Where in the world do you think the children are from?
How do you think these children would react to spending a day at your school? How would you react to spending a day at theirs?
Can you draw a picture of what you think their school might look like? Think about how it might be different to yours.
6AM: I left the house on my own, wrapped up in my warmest coat (which I wear every day) to make the 3km trip. I met up with other children from my village, and we huddled together beneath the mountain to keep warm, waiting for the last couple of stragglers to arrive. As soon as we were all together, two of the dads put their sledges and emergency packs on their backs, and we set off for school…
Can you write a diary entry for one of these children, describing their journey to school?
The children walked across the ice.
They heard an almighty crunch beneath their feet!
A tall mountain stood right in front of them.
Can you identify the articles in these sentences? Can you identify the articles you have used in your writing today?
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help? Could you add an adverb?
It was very early. We walked across the ice. It was cold.