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w.c. 4.5.20 - Letter Writing

To complete this activity, you DO NOT need to read the book. You only have to watch the video. The book has been added as an additional extra if you would like to read it. 

BBC Bitesize Wind in the Willows Video

Wind in the Willows book

You can also read The Wind in the Willows book. Click on the link above and it will take you to the globalgreybooks page. Scroll down and click on the blue PDF link. This will take you to the book.

English work for w.c. 4.5.20


The children are to watch the video on BBC Bitesize 'The Wild Wood' (the link is available above).

They then need to write a letter from Mole to Rat while he he hiding in the hollow of a tree persuading Rat that Mole is well and doing ok. 

Write the letter from the perspective of Mole - using the pronoun 'I',


Think carefully about:

How you set out your letter.

The persuasive vocabulary that you use.

How Mole is feeling?

How to write a persuasive letter

Persuasive letter checklist

Persuasive letter vocabulary

Features of a Persuasive Letter