Year 6 Transition Powerpoint
Year 6 Transition Powerpoint
Moving on to
Year 6 – 7 English Transition work 2011
Who am I?
Learning Objectives: To understand how to produce
texts in a variety of forms.
• To apply knowledge of
word classes to enhance
your own work
• To express your ideas
clearly in a variety of
• To explain your choices
effectively through the
use of VCOP
Adjectives are Describing Words
Write down as many adjectives to describe
yourself as possible...
TOP TIP: Use interesting adjectives to describe your personality!
Next, think about the following:
• What is your nature? Are you calm, lively, noisy
• What do you most enjoy doing?
• Do you have a favourite animal? Why?
• What is your favourite colour? Does it say
something about you?
• What would you like to do in the future?
• Is there anything you really care about?
• Who do you admire?
Your Task: Design a Collage
(a work of art made by gluing pieces of different materials to a flat surface)
Design a collage which shows visually who you are...
You should include pictures that show your hobbies,
favourite colours and shapes, friends, family,
favourite films, food, books and much more!
You should also include anything else which
represents or symbolises who you are. For example:
Plan your Collage:
• What are you going to add to your collage
which will tell others about you? Remember:
colours, pictures, words and shapes will be
used for you to both speak and write about
• What images will you use and why?
• Which colours and shapes and why?
• Which words?
Telling the Tale – telling your own
• Next, you will write an explanation of your
You will now need to explain why you have
chosen the pictures in your collage and what
they show about you.
Top TIP: You will need to focus here on
Vocabulary, Connectives, Openers
Select effective Vocabulary
• Level 3: generous, nervous, marvellous,
attractive, experience, patience, container
• Level 4: sensitive, timid, energetic, doubtful,
anxiety, vibration, ingredient, nourish, prefer
• Level 5: outstanding, tender, comical, pathetic,
premonition, inspiring, adore
TOP TIP: Use effective vocabulary to
demonstrate your ability!
• Level 3: because, after, when, if, as well as,
• Level 4: also, in addition to, contrary to,
• Level 5: furthermore, On the other hand,
consequently, as revealed by
TOP TIP: Vary your connectives to
interest the reader!
• Level 3: first, then, next, soon, after that,
last, if, when, although, after a while
• Level 4: although, after a while
• Level 5: having chosen, representing,
TOP TIP: Vary your openers to interest
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! ? , … “” ‘
! ? , … “” ‘ ( ) : ;
TOP TIP: Use punctuation accurately to aid
clarity and meaning!
Before you start...
Take a look at the example on the next slide – it
explains the collage you looked at previously!
You should aim to explain each picture on your
collage, making sure you tell us how this shows
something about you!
Finally – Make sure you write in
• Level 3: You mainly organise your ideas into
• Level 4: You use topic sentences to show what
your paragraph will be about.
• Level 5: You use effective Sentence openers
and a range of connectives within your
paragraphs to explain your ideas in detail.
TOP TIP: Don’t forget to show us your
personality through your writing!
See you in July!