They love the penguins. I use the thesaurus race (take the time down a bit) to gather vocab. I give a point to the team with the most words and one to the BEST word (they choose but cannot repeat their choice which I write on the board so all groups gather good words)
A powerpoint I created to start looking at narrative writing , particularly the structure. Aimed at low ability or Key Stage 3 really. You will need to log into BBC iplayer and locate the Dynasties bit - in the notes I say where to play from. If anyone knows how to extricate nad download a bit please let me know!