Year 5 Weekly Writing Task – 04/05/2020

Over the summer term, each week we will be uploading a website post with a writing task for Year 5 children to undertake. The writing can be done over the course of a few days, or in one sitting – it’s up to you! We will include guidance and a linked example to help you out. You can send the finished product over to [email protected] for your teachers to read, and we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Task – Descriptive Writing

Write a description of a busy shopping street after the lockdown has been lifted.

What I’m Looking For:

  • A variety of sentence starters
  • A paragraph for each of the five senses (smell, touch, taste, sight, hear)
  • Similes, metaphors and personification
  • Interesting vocabulary and adjectives

Grammar Focus:

  • Relative clauses – adding additional information about a noun, using a relative pronoun (who, which, that etc)

Resources to help:

Relative Pronouns

Sentence Openers


Descriptive Writing example – fairground

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