Journey

Your challenge this week is to create 6 WOW sentences about the scene from these photos. The sentences must be the six best sentences you can create, using powerful vocabulary and the stylistic devices we have discussed.

Remember, your first idea is not always your best – edit and improve.

You will use these sentences in your writing next year, blow me away!

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  1. The crystal clear water reflected off the sliver of sun hiding behind the trees.
    The grass swayed uncontrollably like licorice, in the breeze.
    The golden rooftops glimmered like stars in the night sky.
    The sun was setting, the clouds looked like candy-floss as they turned a reddish-pink.
    The water was as smooth as glass as the boat glided through.
    The trees swayed gently as the leaves rustled.

  2. Approaching the majestic, overwhelming castle was a small, red boat. On board was an apprehensive young girl. Like a swan, the boat glided serenely along the canal. Looking around in awe, she noticed the emerald, green grass glowing. The sun reflected on the smooth, shimmering surface of the water. Her heart thumped heavily and rhythmically like a drum whilst she tried to keep her breathing steady!

  3. The rippling water flowed towards the colossal castle.
    The trees were cascading over the flowing water.
    The scarlet boat sails slowly towards the eerie castle.
    The golden domes were as bright as stars at midnight.
    The magenta phoenix soared through the bright blue sky.
    Silently the girl approached the humongous castle.

  4. 1. I inhaled the scent of the bread from a bakery inside the castle, as I drifted towards the magnificent, mystical and mysterious manor.
    2. In the distance, I noticed a relaxing, calming and splendiferous sunset which soothed my mind into not worrying about any problem that could possibly happen on the inside of the castle.
    3. As the calming lake drifted me towards two soldier gates, the lush, emerald grass waved towards me.
    4. Sapphire-bricked tiers reflected against the baby-blue sky; the warm glows of the amber sun, matched the gleaming, golden rooftops.
    5. My flaming, crimson boat floated across the glittering, serene waters.
    6. Mossy colours crawled between cracks of the castle and slithered its way through each and every crook and cranny.

  5. As the mythical dragon soared freely through the twilight sky, the lone heroine approached the mysterious architecture in her ruby vessel, wondering what unknown adventures await her arrival. The gateway to the castle slowly opened, and guided by the diamond-illuminating lake, the girl proceeded to the building. Scanning the area, she came across scarlet coloured clouds, two sides of luxurious meadows, and forests filled with life. After admiring the scene, she set her sights on the quest ahead of her. The majestic castle stood there, in all of its glory waiting to be discovered and to have its secrets revealed. As she made her way to the castle a strong sense of adventure overcame her, her spirits high, and lifted, for she could hardly contain her excitement about what secrets lay ahead of her. What kind of journey awaits? How will this play out? What is there to be discovered? The numbers of questions are limitless! – G. Oguagwu

    THE END

  6. The crystal clear river meandered around the majestic castle. The glistening golden domes reflected the scene of the forest. The tall terrifying towers loomed over the glistening river which swayed in the cool breeze. The calm lake was a mirror that reflected anything in it’s site. The grass glowed under the sparkling sunlight.

  7. 1. The sandy haired girl observed the crystal, diamond lake as her heart beated like a drum.
    2.The boat bobbed up and down as, the calm river guided her to safety.
    3.The castle stood proudly over the emerald trees as the girl thought, where am I?
    4. Thirst, hunger, exhaustion which will kill me first
    5. Is it a dream? Is it real? How did I get here ?
    6. I heard the wind howl like an outraged wolf as the crystal clear, diamond lake raged like a colossal bear.

  8. As the stars glistened in the coal sky, I wondered where I was…
    Whilst I wondered on with many questions, a tall dark castle stood, towering over me.
    As I jumped into the boat, I realised that a journey of a thousand miles had just begun with a single step.
    Each step I took, each question I had, each time looked around, I knew that this journey was going to be the best one.
    When I realised that I was far away from home, I realised that this journey was the greatest one yet.
    Exited,amazed and suspicious, I threatened to a never ending river surrounding me.

  9. As the stars glistened in the coal sky, I wondered where I was…
    Whilst I wondered on with many questions, a tall dark castle stood, towering over me.
    As I jumped into the boat, I realised that a journey of a thousand miles had just begun with a single step.
    Each step I took, each question I had, each time looked around, I knew that this journey was going to be the best one.
    When I realised that I was far away from home, I realised that this journey was the greatest one yet.
    Exited,amazed and suspicious, I threatened to a never ending river surrounding me.

  10. There is a huge red dragon in the bright sunny sky, that flew so gracefully above the castle.
    The girl gazed at the castle with nervousness while she floated towards the castle, and thought about what was lurking on the inside.
    The castle looked modern with the bright golden domes that shone so bright.
    The day was a cold and a windy day.
    The large red gates creaked while they opened in a slow motion.
    The castle was located in the dark and gloomy forest.

  11. As I cautiously rowed my tiny, ruby red boat towards the colossal castle, the tranquil river parted silently under my oars. The only sound I could hear was the creak of the gigantic castle doors slowly opening. The golden sun reflected onto the dome roofs of the architecture. What secrets does this fortress hold for me? Was I ready to find out?

  12. 1. The blue background gleamed across the vibrant landscape.
    2. Flocks of creatures drifted across the skies.
    3. Emerald leaves towered over the girl sailing in the crimson boat.
    4. Green grass bowed before the colossal castle.
    5. Noises emitted from the tremendous fort.
    6. Golden domes shone like a flame and as bright as the sun.

  13. Silently, the girl sailed through the ocean on her ruby boat as the azure, blue ocean was crystal clear. As she sailed across the majestic river, she saw an old, colossal tower leaning on top of her! Whilst the wind was howling above the green grass, the giant castle was as high as a skyscraper. At the left side of the kingdom, the girl saw a wide bridge from a building to another building! The azure ocean flowed on top of each other as the girl and her boat were swaying above the ocean. As she was arriving to the entrance of the building, twilight was approaching, meaning it was beginning to become night…

    J. Monge

  14. 1)As I drifted across the Crystal clear moat as the emerald green canopies overhung my head
    2) The golden Spheres on top of the castle shimmered in the brightness
    3) As twilight approached, I began to hear the wolves howling and Crickets chittering
    4) As the sun descended and dusk fell, I felt alone
    5) As I glided across the glass-like river the doors creaked open
    6) Thrist, hunger or Tiredness, which will kill me frst?

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