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Should we build the Parthenon? Balanced Arguments

In literacy we have been looking at balanced arguments and relating it to our topic on the Ancient Greeks. We held a debate on whether the Parthenon should be built or not and followed this up by writing our own … Continue reading

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The Arrival – City information guides

As many of our parents will know, we have been studying Shaun Tan’s – The Arrival in Literacy at the end of last term and the beginning of this term. As an end of unit write, we decided to compile … Continue reading

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Class AS bits and bobs

With the family consultations on Tuesday and the Rivers Day pt2 today, this has been a rather truncated week in Class AS. Next week, we should have some city guides to share with you as the children have been working … Continue reading

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The Arrival – first person recounts

In literacy we have been looking at The Arrival, a picture book by Shaun Tan about immigration. This is an excellent book and one that I would recommend to parents to read as well. A link to the animated version … Continue reading

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Poems in the style of ‘The Highwayman’

Our literacy unit over the last three weeks has been narrative poetry. We have looked at such poems as The owl and the pussycat, The Pied Piper of Hamelin & The Highwayman. We decided to write a poem in the style of The Highwayman  which … Continue reading

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Anglo – Saxon Newspaper Reports

In Literacy we have been looking at newspaper reports over the last couple of weeks. We have practiced our skills at writing newspaper reports and, as an end of unit write, decided to write a newspaper report about King Alfred … Continue reading

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