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In English today, we have our zoom lesson at 11am. We will be using Showbie in our lesson today so please login to Showbie before the lesson. After our zoom lesson, you must complete the independent work that I have set you.

One star: to write complex sentences about the picture using the conjunctions: as,

because and although


Two star: to write a setting description of outer space using a variety of complex sentences

(where the conjunction is at the start of the sentence and where it in the middle of the sentence.)


Three star: to write a setting description of outer space using a variety complex, simple

and compound sentences

My example. I have highlighted my complex sentences.


As the astronaut gazed around in a state of awe and wonder, he stood and admired what he saw. Sparkling like beautiful diamonds, outer space was a thing of pure beauty: a never-ending chasm of blackness. As he took a few steps forward, he smiled at the joy of the feeling of weightlessness that never ceased to amaze him. Although it seemed to be going well, the warning alarm on the ship sounded. What did that mean? Would he get back to the craft in time?  Even though he could feel his heart race, …


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