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Adjective Frenzy!

This term's writing focus in English has been narrative. In order to create interesting stories, we have been working on adjectives. In 4H, we've been swept up in an adjective frenzy! To start us off, we brainstormed adjectives to describe character traits. Here's the poster (and Pin) that inspired us:

Here's our version:

We tried to colour code our words, but there's a few in there that were written in the wrong colour. (Which is probably a case of Mrs Hadfield getting distracted... I'm easily distracted...)

Using Wordle, we created 'word clouds' of adjectives (and some nouns) all about ourselves. We took our character traits poster into the computer lab to support us with this task. It was interesting, as we hadn't tried Wordle before. Some of us found it challenging to create our Wordles, as there was a lot of typing involved. Once I showed them how to copy and paste text, we were off and running again. Here are a few of our Wordles, photocopied onto …