Term 2 Week 1: Writing L1 – Daily Dash

This week’s writing lessons will require students to write a Daily Dash. A Daily Dash involves students writing a short piece of writing in a set time frame. Students are also given a simple prompt to inspire their writing. The time frame for these lessons will be 15 minutes.

Learning Goal: I can write a short piece of writing from a prompt within a set time frame.

Today’s Daily Dash Topic:

            The cleverest thing I ever did was … because …

Before you start

  • Think carefully about what is important to you
  • Decide how you feel about the topic
  • Write down key words
  • Think about main ideas/paragraphs
  • Think of sentences in your mind before writing.

When you’ve finished (after the 15 minutes of writing), check

  • Paragraphs
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling
  • Use of strong verbs and adjectives
  • Does it make sense?