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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy

Boston's Catholic School


This week in English we will be looking at creating a Character profile for a Greek God or Goddess. We will begin our learning by looking at key features for character descriptions and research some of the well known Greek Gods and Goddesses from Ancient Greek times.

Monday 1st February 2021

 Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses


Don't forget to download the information sheets below to help with your research:

  • Greek-God character Profiles
  • Greek -God fact files
  • Gods and Goddesses display

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

What is a character description?

•A character description tells the reader about a character.
•It may include information about what a character looks like and how they behave.
•It might include details about what they like and don’t like.
•It could give details about their life.
What makes a good character description?
•Similes using like or as
•Capital letters and full stops
•Adverbs-(ly words)
•Different length of sentences
•Conjunctions (extend sentences)
Wednesday 3rd February 2021
Today we will be looking at the letter which Zeus has sent us, he is rewarding us by giving the title of a new God or Goddess. We will have to describe our new Greek God or Goddess in great detail, so lets make a plan.

Thursday 4th February 2021

Today we will draft our character profile, we need to remember to use:

  • full sentences
  • capital letters and full stops
  • paragraphs
  • sub-headings
  • adjectives
  • similes
  • Conjunctions to extend our sentences

What will your new God or Goddess look like (appearance), what will their personality be like and which special powers will they have?


Use the word mats to help you with your descriptions.




Friday 5th February 2021

Publishing day!

Today you will need to edit and improve your work before you can publish it. You will need to check:

  • capital letters and full stops
  • spellings
  • include subheadings and titles
  • use conjunctions to extend your sentences

Once you are happy with your improvements, you can download some Greek style bordered paper to publish your character profile.

Don't forget to send a photo of your completed learning each day by uploading on Teams or to our class email account