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Tankas

A Tanka is a 31 syllable poem from Japan. It has a syllabic structure of 5,7,5,7,7. We studied several examples before deciding to write our own. The children worked in groups and showed considerable skill in adapting to this new … 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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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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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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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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Winter Poems: Will C & Lily

In Class AS wehave been looking at poetry this week. We looked at personification, similes and rhyme, and tried  to create our own poems about winter with these aspects. Here’s Will C’s and Lily’s Winter time   Winter gives the … Continue reading

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