Week 2 (10/6/19)

This week we have started looking at a new text but we’ve not read much of it yet. Instead we have been investigating the front cover to see what we can discover about the main character. We discussed who she might be, her appearance, where we think she lives, what…

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Week 1 (3/6/19)

This week in English we have started to think about ‘Superbugs’. We had to design our own superbugs, write detailed captions and then plan and write about what our superbug looks like, where it lives, what it eats and how it survives. We had to make sure our writing was…

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Week 5 20/5/19)

Having completed our superhero stories, we used the feedback we’ve been given to write a next step for ourselves.  In order to action our next steps and improve even further, this week we have started writing a new story entitled ‘The Day I woke up with Superpowers!’. We are using…

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Week 4 (13/5/19

This week we continued to write our superhero stories, making sure that we were responding to any feedback we had been given. We had to think really carefully about the success criteria and make sure that we were writing in well organised paragraphs, including a question for the reader, starting…

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Week 3 (6/5/19)

This week we have been planning our own superhero stories and thinking about what makes an effective plan.  We wrote success criteria for our stories and started writing the opening and build-up sections.  Within our writing we are trying to include enough detail to engage the reader and we are…

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Week 2 (29/04/19)

This week in English we have continued with our topic ‘Superheroes’. We have finished off our character profiles, making sure that we’ve included really interesting adjectives and superlatives. We also started planning superhero stories. We had to think about the setting, who the enemy will be, the problem and a…

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Week 1 (22/04/19)

Welcome back. We hope you all had a relaxing Easter break. This week we have started our new topic ‘Superheroes’. We have discussed what we know about superheroes and have shared some great stories including ‘Supertato’ and ‘Superhero Hotel’.  Ask us what superhero stories have in common.   On Tuesday we…

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Week 6 (1/4/19)

This week we have been discussing what we know about school life in Chembakolli. We then talked about how it is different to life at Crowmarsh. We brainstormed section headings – e.g. School routines, facilities, equipment and after school activities. We looked at a WAGOLL and a WABOLL and in…

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Week 5 (25/03/19)

In our English lessons this week we have continued to write our stories set in Chembakolli.  We have tried hard to include more detail about characters and the setting, using the adjective and adverb questions to help us.  We’ve also been trying to start our sentences in a range of…

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Week 4 (18/03/19)

In our topic work this week we have looked at an Indian traditional tale called ‘Tiger child’. We talked about the fact that this is a tale that would have originally been told, rather than written down, and passed down from generation to generation. Later in the week we had…

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