Week 2 (17/1/20)

This week in English we have been continuing to read ‘How to Live Forever’. In our writing we have been further exploring features of newspaper reports and we have recapped how to organise information into paragraphs. This week we also started to plan our own newspaper reports based around the…

Continue reading

Week 1 (10/1/20)

Welcome back! We hope that you all had a lovely Christmas. This week in English we have started our new text ‘How to Live Forever’ by Colin Thompson. This is a picture book with wonderful illustrations and a very thoughtful story. We have read the first few pages in which…

Continue reading

Week 6 (13/12/19)

Thank you to everyone who came to watch our Christmas performance and for ensuring that the children all attended both evenings. We hope you enjoyed it and thank you once again for providing costumes. This week in English and reading we have continued to read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We…

Continue reading

Week 5 (6/12/19)

This week in English and reading we have continued to read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We have been continuing to work on using adjectives and adverbs in our writing as well as being able to identify which question is being answered. We have started to think about our own adventure…

Continue reading

Week 4 (29/11/19)

This week in English and reading we have continued to read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We have recapped how we can use adjectives in our writing as well as moving on to thinking about adverbs and the adverb questions. We have experimented with writing sentences that include and adverb. Later…

Continue reading

Week 3 (22/11/19)

This week in English and reading we have continued to read ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’. We have continued to work on carefully using the text to ask and answer literal ‘who’ and ‘what’ questions. We have also been working on writing informal letters from Lalchand to Lila. In our letters…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading