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I can discuss some features of a recount I can show my understanding of the use of time connectives within a recount

I can discuss some features of a recountI can show my understanding of the use of time connectives within a recount

I can discuss some features of a recountI can show my understanding of the use of time connectives in a recountA recount is a tell what happened report.Miss Fraser can recount a day with Shorty.

Shorty (if he could speak) could recount the day Miss Fraser rescued him.

Georgia would be able to recount a day with Buster down Roker.

Success Criteria:

It is told in order

A setting is described (time of year, week or day, weather, see, hear, smell and feel)

Time connectives and details included

Has an effective and detailed ending

Miss Frasers recount

Click on the little box in the right hand corner to watch the start of the adventure story. Can you guess what happens next?

I can discuss some features of a recount

One Tuesday morning, when the sun was shining and the birds were singing, I was looking out of the window in the living room. Miss Fraser was catching up on some television whilst eating her Cheerios. It was a peaceful morning even though I knew it was going to be an action packed day. Well, it would be if I had any thing to do with it

I can discuss some features of a recountLooking out onto the springtime sunshine, the colourful flowers against the luscious emerald grass, the perfect blue sky and the clouds that were as fluffy as cotton wool, I was keen to get amongst it all. Five minutes later, I had talked Miss Fraser into an adventure (well not talked, but more stared at her until she gave in).I can discuss some features of a recountStepping out into the sunshine felt great! A few minutes later, we were in the car and ready to go. The fresh air coming through the window felt great against my skin although the sound of Miss Fraser singing wasnt so great. A few seconds later, the horrendous singing had stopped whilst the peaceful sound again of the birds singing and the sound of the car engine whirring sent me to sleep

About half an hour later, we were there! The park! Instantly, I sprung to life, crying with excitement. She had taken me to the park! Woo hoo! Jumping out of the car, I could see the shimmering pond, the familiar towering trees as well as the same old ducks we see every week. I felt at home here. The park was my playground.

Fetch! Miss Fraser called.

Woo hoo! Running energetically towards the blue ball, I was pleased to find out our trip to the park had begun in the best way possible. Seconds later, I found the ball.

Man I am good at this game! I thought to myself as I bounded back to Miss Fraser.

Okay! she was impressed. Lets walk round the park and give you some proper exercise.I can show my understanding of the use of time connectives in a recountThen made our way around the park. Then Miss Fraser decided we should go into the forest. I felt so excited as I love the forest! Then we were walking amongst the trees although I couldnt seem to find any rabbits. Then we saw another dog in the forest. I bounded up to the larger dog in quite a friendly manner (or so I thought). Then the other dog growled loudly. I quickly ran back to the safety of Miss Fraser. Then we ended up turning in a different direction. Then we ended up back in the park. We walked around the duck pond. Then Miss Fraser bumped into an old friend. I could hear children laughing and ducks quacking and lapping in the water. Then I hopped onto my hind legs and scanned the view before me. I felt so happy be in the park.

Then we went to the beach.

I can discuss some features of a recountEventually, after such a perfect day, we arrived home. I was just having a bit of a chill out and relax when I heard my mams voice.My grandad (Miss Frasers dad) was fixing the washer.

I think, she began to speak to me slowly.

What now? I thought to myself. A nice juicy steak? A final run around in the back garden?

You need to go in the bath. Youre scruffy! she asserted quite crossly.

Do you have any dog shampoo left? questioned Grandad loudly from the kitchen.

Oh yes! Mam said with a smile. I have plenty!

So that was that. My tail went down and I tried my best to hide behind the cushions. Although, I thought to myself. A perfect day was had by all. I thought back to all the lovely things that had happened and how much fun I had.

Recount Homework

Remember, a recount needs to be told in order with a full beginning, middle and ending. For your homework you need to plan your recount for Big Writing on Friday. Choose your favourite day from your holidays and with someone at home, plot this day onto the recount planner below:Draw each part of your recount in order in the boxes below. There are some boxes provided below so that you can add any details to help with your Big Writing (e.g. WOW words or description).

This recount is about the day I _____________________________________________________Next steps in learningI would like to practice working on time connectives a little moreI am ready to apply what I have learned in my own writingI can choose verbs to create an effect in my writing

Shorty walked along the beach.

Shorty trotted along the beach.

I can choose verbs to create an effect in my writingThe girls talked on the phone.

The girls chattered on the phone.I can choose verbs to create an effect in my writing

Shorty ran through the woods.Shorty leaptThrough the woods.I can choose verbs to create an effect in my writing

Shorty looked out of the window.Shorty gazed out of the window.Shorty observed the cats playing outside.

Wednesday 21st April 2010

I can choose verbs to create an effect in my writingWhich verbs would you choose to help Miss Fraser write a better recount about a day with Shorty?