- Read the following handout on capitalization, punctuation, and the use of similes & metaphors:
Alternatively, you can browse the PDF file here.
- GRAPHIC ORGANISERS: The following diagrams can help you outline the main parts of the story you want to re-tell.
Listen to the song Solo ( here’s a link to the Video-clip) and then re-tell the story in writing. Use the template below as a guide to complete an essay of about 150 words addressing the following questions:
- What happened before the story in the song?
- How does she feel? Why?
- What has she been doing?
- What does she want?
- What is she going to do?
Here’s a link to the lyrics: Solo (Clean Bandit feat. Demi Lovato)
Use the template below as a guide to complete a spontaneous speech (i.e. DO NOT READ). Try to include as much of the grammar & vocabulary displayed as you can. You can also design your own Speaking Template for this exercise, then tape yourself and aim for a 4-minute, non-stop speech.