This is a fun Quick Write activity where students share a holiday memory in a text format. It encourages students to write informally and to summarise their ideas.

 ‘Message a friend’ could also be used:

  • as an independent reading activity – a character messaging another character
  • to message a friend to recommend a great book they have read
  • to share a weekend memory 
  • to share a school event memory.
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Includes: a lesson plan, two exemplars (written and published)



Focus: activating memories and writing descriptively

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