Direct Speech: hermit crab

4 - Writing Ideas

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Writing Ideas

  • Imagine you work for Hermit’s Estate Agents – the best agents around for hermit crabs and their homely needs! Create an advert for the latest shell in your collection. Remember to use vivid adjectives to describe the shell and to explain why it is the best shell around, ensuring you make the shell as enticing as possible for potential new home-owners.
  • Turn off the sound and write the dialogue for the whole clip. Think about what each hermit crab might be saying, and how they feel as they say it.

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Credit: BBC One – Blue Planet II