Week 2 (10/6/19)

In English this week we have continued to read ‘Stig of the Dump’. We have been finding out about what Stig and Barney have been doing and we looked at the way the author describes how cold Stig is when Barney visits after Christmas. We have also been creating our…

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Week 1 (3/6/19)

Welcome back to Term 6. We hope that you all had an enjoyable half term break. In English and reading this week we have started our new book which is ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King. We have read the first 2 chapters and throughout this we have been…

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Week 5 (20/5/19)

In English this week we have finished reading ‘The Wolves in the Walls’. We were all correct with our predictions that the family would break through the walls and back into the house but most of us were not expecting what happened after that! During our reading sessions, we have…

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Week 4 (13/5/19)

In English this week we have continued with our work using ‘The Wolves in the Walls’. We have been writing our own stories based on what the family would do having decided that they don’t want to live at the bottom of the garden anymore. Throughout our writing, we were…

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Week 3 (6/5/19)

In English this week we have continued to read ‘The Wolves in the Walls’. Having finished writing our own stories we found out what happened in the book after the wolves had come out of the walls. We identified the connections that the author makes in the book such as…

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Week 2 (29/4/19)

In English this week we have been reading ‘The Wolves in the Walls’ up to when the wolves really did come out of the walls. We have looked at the language choices that the author has made in order to engage the reader and make us want to read on.…

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Week 1 (22/04/19)

Welcome back! I hope that you all had a lovely Easter break. In English this week we have started reading ‘The Wolves in the Walls’ by Neil Gaiman. We have been thinking very carefully about what we know about the characters from the text as well as what the pictures…

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Week 6 (1/4/19)

This week in English we finished reading the Secret Garden. We thought carefully about the ending and the way that Colin is reunited with his father. We have written and edited our own play scripts this week. The scripts were based on part of The Secret Garden story for example…

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Week 5 (25/03/19)

This week in English we have continued to read our abridged version of The Secret Garden. We have now met Colin and we have been thinking carefully about how Mary is helping him to feel better about himself. We have been learning about play scripts this week and we looked…

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Week 4 (18/03/19)

This week in English we have continued to read our abridged version of The Secret Garden. We have been thinking carefully about Mary’s character and how her personality is changing now that she has shared her secret about the garden with Dickon. Towards the end of the week, we were…

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