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Friday 12th February 2021

WALT: up-level our narrative writing by using a checklist.


We would love if you could join us for our live lesson this morning at 9.30am.

We will be continuing our unit this week all about stories from around the world.

Today we are going to continue working on our own versions of the story Cinderella and up-level them using a features checklist.


If you cannot join us this time, please go through the powerpoint below and watch all of the videos before completing an activity at the level of your choice submitting your work to Purple Mash.

The Egyptian Cinderella

By Shirley Climo / illustrated by Ruth Heller

Narrative Writing Checklist


My story has an interesting title.


I have described the setting and atmosphere using descriptive language.


I have introduced my character or characters and told the reader about them.


I have explained what is happening at the beginning of the story.


My story has a believable but interesting problem.


My character(s) solve the problem in a believable way.


I have shown the feelings of my character(s) as they deal with the problem.


I have finished writing effectively to complete the story.


I have written in paragraphs and each paragraph contains a new idea or event.


I have used interesting language throughout my story to paint a clear picture for the reader.


I have used time words to help the reader follow the story.


I have used different types of sentences to make my writing entertaining.


I have used speech carefully with correct punctuation.


I have checked my work carefully and have corrected any spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes.