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Thursday 14th January

Please watch the video on the video resource centre linked to this Literacy lesson.



Please complete Purple Mash activities linked to direct speech:

-Mark Wants Chicken

-Frank's Clever Window Again

These are set as a to-do on Purple Mash. You can't access them until the 14th of January



CGI Animated Shorts : "Francis" - Directed by Richard Hickey | TheCGBros

Check out this well animated and creepy CGI animated film "Francis", Directed by Richard Hickey, and written by Dave Eggers.The story of "Francis" came about...


Watch the video and map out the main events of the video using a story-map. You can create your own or you could use a planner on Purple Mash.


Discuss the points that are in the powerpoint below which will help you to get to know more about the story of Francis.



Write an opening to this video which really grabs the reader's attention. Try and use some of the different sentence types that we always use in our written work in school.

There is an example hidden at the bottom of this page if you need some inspiration.