Friday 22nd January
Just So Stories: How the Ladybird got her Spots
TASK 1: Have a look at the picture above and answer the questions:
- What do you think a ladybird’s life is like?
- Who does the ladybird live with?
- Where has the feather in the picture come from?
- How do you think ladybirds communicate with each other?
- Why do you think they are called ‘ladybirds’? Are they birds?
- How does a ladybird learn to fly?
- What is the ladybird's favourite food?
- How did the ladybird get her spots?
TASK 2: Can you write your own newspaper article, explaining How the Ladybird got her Spots. Have a look at the webpage above which explains all the different parts of a newspaper article.
Make sure you include...
- Make your headline short and snappy.
- In the first sentence sum up what the story is about.
- Write your report in the third person and the past tense.
- Split your newspaper report up into paragraphs to help the reader clearly understand the information.
- If you use quotes to make your report more interesting, don't forget to use speech marks!
- Use a photo or drawing with a caption to give the reader more information.
- Fill your newspaper report with both facts and opinions. Facts give the reader all of the information they need by using the 5 Ws (Who? What? When? Where? Why?)