Tag Archives: Emily

It’s a miracle! Explanations

Over the past few weeks we’ve been looking at explanations in Literacy. The children have been learning how to skim and scan text before making notes, and then expanding the notes to make complex and compound sentences with time and … Continue reading

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Instructions for Superboots

Our latest Literacy unit of work has been based on instructional texts. over the past three weeks the children have examined a range of instructions, identified the key features, experimented with writing their own before producing an extended piece of … Continue reading

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Additional scenes for The Boy With The Bronze Axe

In literacy we have been looking at improving our writing with a range of descriptive devices and sentence starters. We also have spent a good deal of time looking at how we could improve the balance of narrative and dialogue … Continue reading

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Olympic Fortnight – Poetry

Olympic Fortnight started yesterday with an opening ceremony in which a torch was brought into the hall. Elyse was the torch-bearer for Class AS. Today the children have worked on creating their own Olympic poems. The children were given complete freedom to … Continue reading

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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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Winter Poem Videos

As a Christmas treat Class AS decided to produce filmed versions of children in the class performing their winter poems against a backdrop that they chose themselves. We used our new greenscreen software that Mr Stanley has been learning how … Continue reading

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