Monthly Archives: January 2012

Poetry – The Woods

This week in literacy we have been looking at a a range of poems about woods, all with different rhyming patterns. We have also investigated simile, metaphor, alliteration and assonance, personification and onomatopoeia. We gathered together a stockpot of words, … Continue reading

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Please Mrs Butler

Today in Literacy we have been looking carefully at the famous Allan Allberg poem, Please Mrs Butler. we looked carefully at the rhyming structure, the four line stanzas and the fact that each line had a similar number of syllables, so that … Continue reading

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EIP All Stars

Throughout last term, Class AS were working with CM Sports on a set of fitness challenges, EIP All Stars. They practised ten disciplines and were tested at the end of last term. The scores are on display for you. Even … Continue reading

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Limericks

Today we have been reading limericks in Literacy. We studied the features of a range of limericks. This includes 8 syllables in the first line, lines 1, 2 & 5 rhyming and also lines 3 & 4 rhyming. When we … Continue reading

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3D Nets

In numeracy at the moment we are studying shape. As part of our 3D shape work we asked the children to construct nets of 3D shapes using cocktail sticks and blu  – tack. The green group were set the task … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek PowerPoints

Last term we finished off our Greek topic by creating Powerpoints on an aspect of Ancient Greek life. Although the topic was history the main focus was on making sure we could apply PowerPoint features successfully such as slide and … Continue reading

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