Exciting English descriptive writing
Class 4 are thoroughly enjoying our new English novel ‘Beowulf’ and have become engrossed in the characters, plot and beasts! This week we have launched straight back into our descriptive writing and have produced 2 quality pieces.
The first was a…
After reading the opening of our book. Journey to Jo'burg, we story-mapped using the information given so far and our inference skills. We looked at the location of the places in the story and mapped them, we discussed and gave reasons for our choices.
Class 4's Precepts
We are thoroughly enjoying our novel for this half term, 'Wonder' written by R.J. Palacio. In the book, one of the teachers at the school encourages the children to consider a monthly precept. His September precept is:
'When given the choice between being right or being…
We thoroughly enjoyed our drama session on Friday where we rehearsed and performed a television advert based on our English novel, Sky Hawk. We worked in groups to act out our predictions for Callum, one of the main characters in the book, and whether he would reveal the…
In English, we have been looking at the story of ‘Billy’s Bucket.’ We imagined that we were stuck in Billy’s bucket and needed rescuing. We wrote a message in a bottle to throw out of the bucket.
When Billy looked in his bucket, he went under the sea. We all saw different…
In our grammar learning today, we revised how to accurately punctuate speech, We were required to identify where crucial elements had been omitted and correct this accordingly within different sentences. We were looking out for inverted commas, full stops, questions marks,…
In Class 4, we are enjoying reading the novel 'Skyhawk' written by Gill Lewis. As part of our English learning, we are challenging ourselves to write
non-chronological reports which aim to provide many interesting facts about the Osprey.
Today, we used the ipads and…
Today we visited the school library. We looked around at the books and read some to a friend. Some of us even got to sit on the special beanbags! We chose ‘The Witches’ by Roald Dahl as our class book. We have enjoyed reading chapter one at home time. We can’t wait to read chapter…
Elephant Art Work
Linking to our English book 'The Firework Maker's Daughter,' in Art we produced some amazing elephant watercolour art. We are very proud of our wonderful work!
To launch the start of our new class novel, Street Child, we read the first chapter and then created a visualisation map of the room in which Jim Jarvis and his family live in. We decided upon the items that the family would have in the room and placed them within the…
Class 1 loved meeting their Year 6 Buddies for the first time. The Year 6 children were so mature and nurturing towards the new children and it was a real pleasure to see and hear the buzz about reading together. Class 1 can't wait for Friday's play time now!
Research on the Romans
In English, the children collected research from a range of different sources. We used books, the internet and fact files. Our research will help us create fact files on how the Romans lived.
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