To write the opening paragraph
In this lesson, we will be investigating the purpose of semicolons and practising how to use them in a list. Then, we will look at an opening of a newspaper report and identify the 5Ws: who, what, where, when and why. We will then be writing our own headlines for a newspaper report, making sure to keep it short and snappy. Lastly, we will look at the success criteria of how to write a newspaper opening and apply that in our own writing. This lesson mentions weapons. Please make sure your child is supervised through this lesson.
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Lesson summary: To write the opening paragraph
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