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Sam’s brilliant cyclops homework

Rowan Class homework last week was to write a description of the cyclops, Polyphemus. Here’s Sam’s brilliant writing.

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Getting to grips with Reading Cloud

On Friday Rowan Class had their firsdt session in how to use some of the features of Reading Cloud, our new library system. The children learned how to create their own avatar, a brief biography of themselves and to also … Continue reading

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Blackout Poems using Stormbreaker

In shared reading we have also been studying Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz. We asked the children to create blackout poems from one page of the novel. The children had to decide what text to cross out (the blackout) and what … Continue reading

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Stormbreaker – Style Spy Stories

In Rowan Class this term we have been studying the novel ‘Stormbreaker’ by Anthony Horowitz. Activities we have carried out include writing a scene with plenty of tension, designing their own gadget and , over the last couple of weeks, … Continue reading

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Sensational newspaper reports – Holes

In English, Rowan Class have been looking at the escape scene from Holes. We looked at the different ways that the press would have covered it and decided to try and write some sensationalist articles. The tone would be either … Continue reading

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Father of the bride’s speech – La Maison en Petits Cubes

In English, we have been studying the Oscar winning animated short, La Maison en Petits Cubes. We sequenced the film and then looked carefully at the wedding of the man’s daughter. We decided to write the father of the bride’s … Continue reading

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