Once you have done that, I want you to use the adjectives and evidence from the book to write a character profile for Bertie. I have no doubt that you will also have your own ideas and will be able to back these up with evidence from what you have read.
Here is the start of my profile for Bertie. Can you continue it? Once you have finished, complete a colour coded key showing which Year 4 writing objectives you have used. You can write it into your book or use the attached template - good luck!
Bertie was an adventurous child. Although he lived in a large compound, he yearned to leave it and explore the wonders of the veld. He spent hours looking out at the waterhole because he would get to see tall, spread-legged giraffes and the browsing impala dinking eagerly.
fronted adverbial with comma
expanded noun phrase