Week 2 (15/11/19)

This week in English and reading we have continued to read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We have explored what has been happening to the characters and we have thought about the journey that Lila is making. We have continued to ask and answer literal questions particularly focusing on ‘who’ and…

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Week 1 (8/11/19)

Welcome to Term 2! This week in English and reading we have started to look at ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ by Phillip Pullman. We have thought about the opening to the story and what we know about the characters. During our reading skills sessions, we have been learning about asking…

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Week 8 (24/10/19)

In English we have been writing our own continuations of The Promise by Nicola Davies. We have been thinking carefully about what the next thief might do with the acorns. Class 4 have all been thinking about how we can edit and improve work ensuring that feedback has been acted…

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Week 7 (18/10/19)

In English this week we have been learning how to sentence diagram questions that contain a subject and a verb phrase. We have also been rehearsing how to identify subjects, verbs, nouns and adjectives within sentences. Later in the week we learnt about the 5 part story structure and we…

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Week 6 (11/10/19)

In English this week we have been writing our own diary entries as the girl in the story. We thought carefully about what to include and we made sure that we followed the features of diary entries. We all had feedback on our work and from that we worked on…

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Week 5 (4/10/19)

In English this week we have continued with our grammar work and we learnt about how helping verbs are used with main verbs to create verb phrases. We have also been learning how to use a sentence of 3 for description. This is where a sentence with three clauses is…

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Week 4 (27/9/19)

In English this week we continued to write a description of the city. We all had feedback on our work and we tried to edit and improve our writing. Throughout the writing we tried hard to use imaginative adjectives and we identified the subject and verb in our sentences. We…

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Week 3 (20/9/19)

In English this week we have been working on planning, writing and editing a description about the city in The Promise. We have been trying to use imaginative adjectives as well as remembering to identify the subject and verb in all of our sentences. In reading, we have been thinking…

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Week 2 (13/9/19)

It has been a busy week in Year 4. During our reading and English lessons we have been using ‘The Promise’ by Nicola Davies to explore what the city might be like. We have also been learning how to identify subjects and verbs within sentences and we are starting to…

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Week 7 (15/7/19)

It has been anther busy week in Class 4! In English this week we have been writing our own informal letters to Mum or Dad from Barney. We chose which part of the story we wanted the letter to be about and we thought carefully about how to include features…

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