Homework: Snapshot writing

For this week’s homework you are going to complete a short snapshot based on the image below. Remember a snapshot piece of writing is based on one moment and needs to include the following:

  • Senses – What you can see, hear, feel, taste and smell.
  • Adjectives to describe nouns
  • Similes to add description
  • Synonyms to replace boring words (example: scared > terrified, happy > ecstatic)
  • Emotive words to explain feelings
  • Hook the reader in by having an exciting and interesting opening sentence
  • Attempts to correctly spell unknown words by stretching out the sounds in the words.

Image result for rio olympics marathon finish

12 thoughts on “Homework: Snapshot writing

  1. During the cool morning as, I was getting ready to do my race. BOOM! The race has started I started to sprint like a sprinting Cheeter, the crowd cheers madly. It’s two laps of this giant oval. I am in 5th place I am not far off the person that is in frount of me. I’m 4th now… I’m 3rd with 1 lap to go. 2nd…yes I’m 1st, omg I can’t believe it I am 1st place…. I am so proud of myself, I am very tired.

    From max

  2. During the cool morning as, I was getting ready to do my race. BOOM! The race has started I started to sprint like a sprinting Cheeter, the crowd cheers madly. It’s two laps of this giant oval. I am in 5th place I am not far off the person that is in frount of me. I’m 4th now… I’m 3rd with 1 lap to go. 2nd…yes I’m 1st, omg I can’t believe it I am 1st place…. I am so proud of myself, I am very tired.

  3. Todays race is for the world champion marathon gold medal. I’m feeling nervous and excited about the race. The massive crowd are screaming and cheering. I can feel the breeze on my face as I run as fast as I can. I can also feel and taste the sweat running down my cheeks. I can see the finish line up a head. I’m in 1st place and I know I’m going to win. This is the best day of my life.

  4. I’m so excited about this rase I really won’t to win I see all of the people in front of me I run as quick as I can I am puft but I cep running I notes I am in front I don’t see the finish yet but I now that I can do it I can finely see the finest and I came in 1st this is the best day ever

  5. In the morning as the sun came out I started a race bang the gun went I was sprinting to the finish line the other guy was caching up to me and I fall over but I got back up I was bolting like a cheetah after its prey.i jumped towards the finish line I won.

  6. The race is today and i want to win a gold medal. I’m feeling anxious to win this race i see the races next to me giving me dirty looks . The race has started and i am not in the lead, i am last as i run s quick as i can i fall over and other racers run past me and laugh. i get up and keep on running like a zooming lamborghini and i past the finish line and win. Someone passes the trophy to me. a day to never forget.

  7. During one big afternoon as I am so axious I start going I start getting in lead I am at the finish I won a gold medal I almost feel like I am going to explode because I am so amazed.

  8. During the scorching hot morning, as I win the Olympics games. I feel the yucky sweat coming from my face. I see the massive crowed with my leg cracking very loud. I taste the air in my mouth.

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