This weeks homework is to complete a 100 word challenge. You will be given a prompt and you are to write a story or paragraph that is only 100 words long. We have been practicing these in our classroom. Here is your prompt for this week.
The challenge this week is looking for you to use your senses. What will you see, hear, smell or touch? The prompt is:
… so as she lifted the lid…
Make sure you only write using this prompt. So your story has to have the above prompt sentence in it.
Here is an example of some students pieces of writing.
Batul held the treasure map in her trembling hands, smiling to herself. The chest was right in front of her, ready to be opened. She opened the chest slowly and carefully. Inside was a big, opaque container. Batul knew this was her only chance, so as she lifted the lid on top, a tingling sensation flew over her body. There was something incredible inside. It was a diamond ring, sparkling in the sunlight. Batul put it on gleefully thinking how lucky she was. However, what she didn’t know was the magic that was trapped inside…
Today I woke up late and went downstairs for breakfast and found some leftover pizza from yesterday and then stopped or it could be the left over pizza from last year but I didn’t know if it was the pizza or the left over pizza from last year. After a while I decided to put in the microwave and so as she lifted the lid and she was relieved it was the pizza. But wasn’t the only thing she had to worry about. Just after she finished the pizza she suddenly stopped and realised that where her parents are…….