After listening to the story of the magic paintbrush, think what would you draw for your family with a magic paintbrush. Draw what you would paint and write a sentence underneath to describe each painting.
Shen paints a horse and a key to escape from the Emperor's prison cell.
How would you escape if you were Shen ?
Draw what you would paint to help you escape and write a descriptive paragraph describing how you escaped; You might like to describe your escape in a diary entry.
Remember to write in the first person, in the past tense and lots of description to add interest.
To finally stop the Emperor and his army Shen paints a dragon.
What creature would you have painted to stop the Emperor and his army ?
Draw a picture of your Emperor stopping creature and write a description remembering to include figurative language; make your description as interesting as you can for the reader using metaphors and similes to describe.
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