Imagine You Are A Scarecrow And Write Your Story (7-13 years)

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This work book includes 2 packs:

- Imagine You Are A Scarecrow. Write Your Story.

In this pack, the child is asked to empathise with a character (in other words to imagine they are in the characters shoes). The child should read the scarecrows account of his life, answer the sentence prompts and then, write their own version of the story.

- Imagine You Are An Old Car. Write Your Story.

The child is asked to pretend they are an object, like an old car and to write a story, from the point of view of the car. The child should read the story and the sentence prompts given and then to write their own version. They should remember to use a new paragraph for change of time, place or situation.

This series of work packs provides prompts to encourage children to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. Featuring a lively, 'magazine style' format to appeal to children of all abilities, these packs are particularly recommended as preparation for creative writing tasks at 11+ or S.A.T.S.

The writer herself often dips into the lively collection of imaginative stories and non fiction articles, to teach her students in tutorials. The packs feature detailed prompts on how to plan and write stories and letters, as well as help with non fiction tasks - writing diaries, reports and persuasive leaflets. There is also plenty of practice in writing techniques - variation of sentences, connectives and grammar and punctuation tips.

19 pages