Year 5 Writing Examples

In preparation for fiction stories, Year 5 have been working hard to develop essential writing skills. One such skill is being able to grip the reader with a good introduction. In pairs, they were asked to write a story opener based on a specific picture and leave the paragraph on a cliff hanger.

They needed to include:

  1. Onomatopoeia
  2. Personification
  3. 5 Senses
  4. Similes
  5. Metaphors

Below you can find examples of how the class got on:

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