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The Face in the Rock

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Write a poem describing this scene from the point of view of the astronaut. What are they experiencing? What kind of descriptive language could you use?

  • How did the face get there?
  • Whose face is it?
  • What are the small objects in the bottom left hand corner?
  • What is the astronaut feeling?
  • Why is the astronaut alone?
  • What was the astronaut expecting to find here?
  • What happens next?
  • Research the conditions on different planets in our solar system.
  • Try modelling using damp sand and moulds.
  • Make a papier mâché face or mask.

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