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The grammar focus this week is reported speech and recognising the difference between direct and indirect/reported speech. This will be very useful next week during our work on Newspaper Reports. Work your way through the Powerpoint and have a go at the activity. If you are off all week, keep reminding yourself of the differences and come up with your own examples.



Look at the poem below. It has been written by a child about The Blitz (World War Two). What techniques has she used? Is there a structure to her poem?


Today you are going to use figurative language to create your own poem about life in the trenches during World War One. You can use Sarah's structure as a guide to help you. If you can't remember what figurative language is, look at the 'Mapos' document below. 

Figurative Language