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Myst theme by Mind Map: Myst theme
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Myst theme

Literacy

Recognise & use descriptive language to describe feelings.

Look at captures of Myst and Samarost, describe the setting. How does the music and imagery invoke feeling? Describe the atmosphere.

Recognise & use descriptive similes to evoke images.

Watch the Tim Rylands / my own vidoes of Myst in the classroom, what type of language is been used by the children. List the descriptions. Describe Myst settings - build descriptive langauge banks,, Extra Myst videos

Identify and generate synonyms.

What is a synonym? Use examples from Myst game play to help. Create our own. Build into descriptive writing. Describe a setting in Myst.

Plan own writing based on descriptions read.

Using gameplay so far and image captures children use Wordle to build a word wall of descriptive writing

Produce own descriptive writing.

Using gameplay so far and image captures children create their own descriptive writing to describe the setting - feelings, sounds, atmosphere, textures

Act out a story, paying attention to character & feelings.

Children create a spoken narrative for recording and rehearse performance

Act out and plan own version of story.

Children working in small groups perform their setting descriptions

Plan and start to write own version of story set in a fantasy world.

Read extracts from The Silver Chair and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Discuss descriptive language used and present in a Wordle.

Plan an adventure in a fantasy world

Using previous Myst descriptive writing work, wordles, children plan their own adventure story

Develop descriptive vocabulary for the story. Write the story.

Children write their fantasy adventure stories

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