3) Imagine you are visiting the celebration. Write a diary entry about your visit and try to reflect the sorrowful and celebratory aspects of the festival.
2) Using what you know about The Day of the Dead festival, either write a non-fiction information text about the festival (in the same style that you wrote about your imaginary monster) or write a descriptive setting narrative about being there, (in the same style that you wrote about Whitby Abbey)
This website is good for practising the 'tricky, common exception and statutory words in the National Curriculum. Click on the year group, then on the spines of the books to practise groups of words.
Here are some fun resources to help with writing:
Newspaper Reports - be a journalist covering an accident report
Creepy Verbs and Adverbs in Stories - create a horror story
Comic Book Editing - edit a comic book story
Eerie Nouns and Adjectives - improve this horror story
Riddle of the Black Panther - be the reporter investigating the mysterious, prowling black panther.
Wonderful Words, Creative Stories - improve vocabulary