definitions - made more entertaining Tip 1 Children played...

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Objective We will be able to create our own definitions for common words.
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Try thinking of your own definitions for… 1. 2. 3. snow rose pencil Frozen water vapour falling to the earth in white flakes. Prickly bush with perfumed flower. Instrument for drawing or writing. Try to chose words that are precise. Limit yourself to no more than 10 words.
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Writing Objective We will be able to use techniques to keep the reader interested in our writing. Writers asides Questions Choosing words carefully.
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The toys and games people played Children played with dolls, wooden hoops, balls, miniature weapons, board games and pets. Children were taught to play musical instruments such as lyres or pipes. Grown- ups played with dice and hunted deer and wild boar. How can this text be
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Unformatted text preview: made more entertaining? Tip 1 Children played with dolls, wooden hoops, balls, miniature weapons, board games and pets. Children were taught to play musical instruments such as lyres or pipes. Grown- ups played with dice and hunted deer and wild boar. DON’T start sentences in the same way! Tip 2 The toys and games people played. Use an exciting title. Dull! Toys and games Snappy! Involves the reader Ask a question. What did the Romans do for fun? Talk to the reader. Think about the toys that children play with today: balls, box games, toy swords, etc. Did you know that Roman children over 1000 years ago would have played with the same toys? Second person A question Tell the reader to do something...
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