Last time, we used similes to write a poem. Today we will be using your simile-writing skills to write descriptive narrative.
Cressida Cowell uses similes all of the time, but not in poems. She uses them to describe in her stories. This is called descriptive narrative, and we are going to have a go today.
Look at this incredible picture from the movie of How To Train Your Dragon.
First task: Start writing some sentences that use similes to create descriptions of this picture.
The enormous dragon soared through the air like a...
Second Task: Write a piece of descriptive narrative to describe this picture. You don't need to use similes all of the time.
· Use strong adjectives and expanded noun phrases.
· Use similes.
· Write in full sentences with a full stop and capital letter.
· Use adverbs and adverbial phrases.