I can change my writing on the computer
NB This may be linked with Science Unit 1A Ourselves
Mothers and babies from The Lost Cygnet may be displayed on the wall as pairs. Less able children may use a Clicker grid for their display. More able pupils may add a caption to pictures pasted from the book.
Introduction (10 minutes)
Show children a variety of printed materials. Discuss how each example is presented. Draw attention to the use of different font sizes and colours. Demonstrate how to make writing bigger in Clicker Writer.
Main lesson (15 minutes)
Explain that the animals from The Lost Cygnet are to be displayed on the wall. Children are to add information to the pictures of the animals taken from the book. They need to make sure the writing is big enough to be seen on the wall. Finally, they print out their work.
Plenary (5 minutes)
Review the finished work as it is displayed. Discuss how font sizes and colours have been used.