Monday, June 24, 2013

Building Exciting Sentences

The other day we were writing about our caving experience. We have built up our signs of success for moment in time writing. These are to make it exciting to read. For example beginning in the action, short sharp sentences, strong verbs, using the senses and showing personality. As the students typed their first sentences into their Google document, some of them read them aloud into the Explain Everything app on the iPad. We listened back to the sentences and chose our favourite words. Check it out!

Caving Sentences from Kieren Moriarty on Vimeo.


  1. Great Post Mr M!
    Everyone is really improving their writing skills.
    The people that have red their's in the video are really using the language of success!
    Great Post:)

  2. Great post Mr M!
    It looks like your class might be authors when they grow up because they are great at making sentences around a word.
    Brilliant post!

  3. I hope those local intermediates are ready for what's coming their way.
    Love the energy in the writing, magnified by animated reading.
    The great work continues.

  4. Brilliant post Mr M, it shows that everyone loved camp so so much. I could tell Henry did. It showed because he was talking the most. Really cool