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Myths and legends King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Wednesday 17 march 2021
Myths and legends LI: Can I draft and write a mythical narrative using a model? Steps to success - Gather vocabulary - Write an action scene - Include action and dialogue with correct punctuation
Sentence Stacking We are going to use these lenses today. Your chotting page should look like this.
Action scene • Today, we are going to write a negative action scene.
Action scene One by one the knights went up to try their luck. Let’s do some thesaurus thinking around the word pull. Write it in the first box. + pull 1. _
Action scene One by one the knights went up to try their luck. Let’s do some more thesaurus thinking around the word move. Write it in the second box. + move 2. _
Action - model One by one the knights went up to try their luck. The first knight pulled and pulled but the sword didn’t move. The second knight heaved and heaved but the sword didn’t budge. All the knights tried but no one could slide the sword out.
Reaction • What do you think the knights said when they realised no one in the Abbey could pull out the sword and no one in the Abbey was the next King? • Were they positive or negative? Write down your ideas for speech in the third box. They can be statements and questions. 3.
Reaction - model “The King isn’t anyone here , ” said one knight. Another asked , “What do we do now ? ” Your task: Write two sentences containing speech. One is a statement and the other a question.
Proposal Merlin announces to hold a jousting tournament to invite more knights and pages to try find the new King. How would Merlin have gotten the knights attention? Write some verbs and phrases in the fourth box. 4.
Proposal Merlin announces his idea to hold a jousting tournament to invite more knights and pages to try and find the new King. What words do you think Merlin would have used to say this to the knights? Write your ideas for his speech in the last box. 5.
Proposal - model Merlin pounded his staff down on the stone floor knights were quiet he said, “ . When the We’ll hold a jousting tournament to find him. Spread the word across the land so that everyone knows. ” Your task: Write an action sentence and Merlin’s announcement about the tournament.