Writing Challenge

He held them with his mind. He controlled them.

The chairs swirled around him, dancing as if held by invisible strings. He practised on chairs, however his powers allowed him to manipulate things far more complex than that…

Spicy to Hot
Can you write a story about the man who can perform magic?

Imagine you had magical powers?
What would you do with your powers? Write a few sentences to tell us about your special powers.

Question Time

Why do you think the man practices his magic using chairs?

What other magic do you think the man possesses?

Why do you think he is in a field?

What do you think his home is like?

If you could perform magic, what power/ability would you most like to have?


Which ending would make this word an adverb?


smarter       smartie      smartest     smartly      smartier

Can you use adverbs in your writing today?

Perhaps you could use adverbs to show the possibility of something happening e.g. perhaps, surely, possibly, maybe.

Perhaps he would find other people soon.

Curing Sick Sentences

These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help? Could you add an adverb?

The chair floated in the air. The magician used his powers. He wore a hat and a waistcoat.


Think about an amazing magic trick you have seen or heard about. Maybe you could learn one, or perform one in front of your class! Could you then draw a picture of the trick? You could even wrote some instructions telling someone how to do it! Or even a little video to show people how its done!

Psst.... can you please help your friends by suggesting some ambitious vocabulary in the comment stream?
Remember it has to relate to the story