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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Week 6 (8/7/19)

In English this week we have recapped prepositional phrases that are used as adjectives and adverbs. We have also been thinking carefully about the purpose of editing work and we have talked about key next steps to always look for. Later in the week, we started to look at the…

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Week 5 (1/7/19)

In English this week we have continued to read ‘Stig of the Dump’ and we have been writing our own police reports about the break in at Granny’s house. We have been making sure that we use features of police reports and we have tried to use prepositional phrases to…

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Week 4 (140

In English this week we have continued to read ‘Stig of the Dump’ and we have been thinking about the break in at Granny’s house. In our groups, we created story maps to show the events that happened. We have also looked at examples of police reports and identified the…

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Week 3 (17/06/19)

On Monday, Class 4 visited the History of Science Musuem in Oxford to do a workshop on the history of medicine. We started off by learning about al-Zahrawi who was an Islamic medical scholar living in Spain around 300 years ago. Al-Zahrawi wrote many books about the surgical instruments and…

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