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Literacy Homework - A Wanted Poster.

Published Thursday, May 19, 2011.
Last updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday 19th May, due in Monday 23 May.

In Literacy, we have been learning how to make really interesting character descriptions. We’ve been learning how to ‘show’ not ‘tell’. Instead of saying:

Bill is mean.

You could say:

When charging into rooms, Bill can often be found kicking his dog.

Or

Scowling and cursing, Bill can usually be spotted trudging down filthy,dark alleys at night, spotlit by the sinister beam of the moon.  His broad stature, menacing eyes and unshaven face are usually concealed by the shadow caused from his tattered and misshapen hat.

We want your poster to be more exciting than this:

Bill has brown hair . Bill is tall. Bill is mean.

In Oliver, there are four main nasty characters:

Bill Sykes

Fagin

Dodger

Mr Bumble

 

 

 

 They are all wanted by the police for their dodgy behaviour. Your job is to create a 'Wanted Poster' for one of the characters. It must include the following:

A photograph or picture.

Character Description (including mannerisms as well as appearance).

Explanation of why they are wanted.

Where you might find them.

You can create your work on the computer or by hand.  If you want to make your poster look old, then you can stain it using tea!

Here is an example - but I want yours to be even more creative than this:

http://www.patana.ac.th/UploadCentre/Staff/JOWE/Sykes_wanted_poster.doc 

 Here is a template you can use:

http://www.studentposters.co.uk/templates.html

 

 


Comment By Gloy 

Mister Bumble is a crimanal? I thought he works for the mayor?

Published on Thursday, May 19, 2011
Comment By Ms Jo 

You are very right Gloy. He wasn't very nice to children though, so you can use your imagination if you want to choose him for your character description.

Published on Friday, May 20, 2011
Comment By ning 

I am doing Fagin.

Published on Saturday, May 21, 2011
Comment By Ronald 

Hey miss Jo I found a good website
www.artattack.co.uk look at u-f it got the criminal poster.

Published on Sunday, May 22, 2011