Lesson 1 conjunctions and punctuation

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What do you want?
Who are you?
Story writing
The technical side...
A competition???

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Today
What do you want?
Who are you?
Story writing
The technical side...
A competition???

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Lesson aim
Learning why we use conjunctions

Creating fun stories

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What do you want?

Slide 3 - Mind map

Who is who?
Get a blank piece of paper
On one side, draw yourself
On the other, answer these
 questions:

We will try to guess who is who...
Hair colour
Eye colour
Age:
Favourite food:
Favourite subject:
Reason for going to TTO:
Funniest memory:
1 hope for the future:



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What are conjunctions?

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Conjunctions - voegwoorden          
Words that connect parts of sentences

Learn what they mean - that helps! 

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Examples
Cameron and David stopped fighting and said sorry.

Neither David, nor Cameron had wanted to fight.

As they ran through the corridor David fell, because, the floor was rotten.

Even though it wasn't Camerons fault, David got angry!


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I like sugar in my tea, _________ I don't like milk in it.
A
and
B
but
C
or
D
so

Slide 8 - Quiz

I like ham ____ cheese with my bread.
A
and
B
because
C
but
D
or

Slide 9 - Quiz

Is it Thursday _________ Friday today?
A
and
B
but
C
or
D
then

Slide 10 - Quiz

He was late __________ the bus didn't come.
A
although
B
because
C
but
D
or

Slide 11 - Quiz

We were very tired __________ happy after our flight to Sydney.
A
and
B
but
C
or
D
so

Slide 12 - Quiz

The sun was warm, __________ the wind was a bit too cool.

A
after
B
nor
C
so
D
but

Slide 13 - Quiz

I will go to Montreal .... Quebec for the weekend, I'm not sure.
A
yet
B
for
C
nor
D
or

Slide 14 - Quiz

He was late and ..... was I.
A
but
B
so
C
if
D
nor

Slide 15 - Quiz

Should I stay .... should I go?
A
and
B
but
C
or
D
so

Slide 16 - Quiz

I like coffee .... my friend prefers tea.
A
since
B
but
C
so
D
for

Slide 17 - Quiz

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Lesson 2

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Today

Punctuation
Synonyms and antonyms

Let's write!

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Aim

Using what you learned last week and this week to improve your writing

Understanding how to write an interesting story (for your reader)

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Synonyms and Antonyms
On the next slide you'll find a video explaining what synonyms and antonyms are. Watching this video helps you do the assignments for this week.

It is a good idea for you to take notes while watching, so that you can look back at them later on.

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Slide 23 - Video

Let's try some
Synonyms and antonyms of...
Happy
Angry
Pretty
Nice
Good
Sad

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Type writer game...
ravi was a funny kid

would you like a twix or mars

i play football twice a week and i swim on sundays

stop shouting please lisa


Slide 29 - Slide

Type writer game


Capital letter - hand on your head
Space push hands down
Punctuation? Draw it in the air

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Type writer game...
Ravi was a funny kid.

Would you like a Twix or Mars?

I play football twice a week  and I swim on Sundays.

Stop shouting please Lisa!


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Your turn
In groups of 5
Write a sentence about your weekend plans
Write the correct punctuation
Now type it out with correct punctuation and capital letters!

We will write down what you say - any corrections?

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Dilemmas
  1. Never have a holiday again or never have a weekend again
  2. A strict teacher and great grades, relaxed teacher and terrible grades
  3. Go back to primary school or speak like a baby for the rest of your life
  4. Toothpaste made of slug slime or toliet paper made of sand paper (schuur papier)

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Story structure...
Is this fun...

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Ask yourself...
1 Who is your character?  (begin)

2 What happens to them? (middle - conflict)

3 How does your charcater change? (End)

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This is what we want!
This is what we want!

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ASSIGNMENT
Write a story 100-150 words long
Use one of the dilemma's
Use conjunctions
Check punctuation
Use adjectives and adverbs
Use synonyms and antonyms of words you already know
What makes your story exciting to read?

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I know what synonyms and antonyms are
😒🙁😐🙂😃

Slide 39 - Poll

I know how to make stories more interesting...
😒🙁😐🙂😃

Slide 40 - Poll

Flash Fiction 
competition!

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Slide 42 - Video

Flash Fiction 
2 students from our school had stories
published last year

Listen to their examples...

Are you up for the challenge?

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See you next week!!!
Next lesson - write a 'spark moment'for a story 

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3 entries
We can send 3 stories to the jury!

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AHA-moment
  • Think of interesting things that you have learned from today's or yesterday's lessons (any subject).

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AHA-moments

Slide 48 - Mind map

Pick one and and answer these questions:
  • What strikes you about the AHA moment? 
  • What moved you? Or made you think?

     Look at the AHA moment differently:
  • What if it took place in a different time?
  • What if I look at it from a different perspective:
      a different person, thing?
  • What if it took place in a different place?

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Flash Fiction rules
  • Spark description: max 75 words.
  • Story: max 150 words.
  • Hand both in before Februari 11th

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Slide 51 - Video

SOAP - basics of flash fiction
  • Specific: 1 place & time, 1 event, max 2 characters (112).
  • Omission: leaving things out for the reader to figure out.
  • Action: in medias res.
  • Precision: vocabulary & grammar. 

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Slide 53 - Video

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Examples
last year's winners

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Slide 57 - Video

Slide 58 - Video