How could you describe a wizard’s castle?
Create setting descriptions with pupils in year 3 and year 4 using this Halloween inspired writing pack with worksheets. Pupils will collect ideas inspired by the image provided in the resource pack, thinking about what they might see or hear, and how they might feel if they approached the castle.
There are suggested activities to teach the use of prepositions and fronted adverbials within the teaching sequence.
The resource could be used as part of a topic day based on Halloween, or over a series of English lessons. It could also be used as a writing project which would be perfect for home learning or as a fun homework task.
This resource pack includes:
- Wizard’s castle image
- Prepositions word mat
- Fronted adverbials word mat
- Planning sheet
- Writing sheet
- Teacher’s notes
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to:
- plan their writing by discussing and recording ideas
-develop their understanding of … prepositions to express time and cause
- use fronted adverbials