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English Chatter

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Writing Fun in Reception

21-02-2024

Reception have been trying really hard this week to write sentences in phonics using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

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Reading Buddies

21-02-2024

A big thank you to our reading buddies who have all completed their training and are now reading with their buddies each week, enjoying stories together and helping to foster a love of reading!

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The Journey

21-02-2024

We enjoyed looking at our hook reveal and making some amazing predictions on what our story could be about. What could all these items mean?

This term class 4 have the pleasure in reading “The Journey” by Francesca Sanna. This book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war.

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English Hook

21-02-2024

The class were introduced to objects relating to their new English book today. They had some wonderful ideas, predictions and questions!!

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Mysterious Bag found in class 5

21-02-2024

In class 5 we found a strange bag in the class cupboard. We found lots of different items inside the bag. Maybe this is a clue for our new English book? We made predictions on what we think the book might be about.

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First Impressions

21-02-2024

Today in English we used AI as part of our hook to create the right atmosphere. We explored different items and had a class discussion on what we thought the items were used for. We then wrote our first impressions down.

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Atmospheric Poems

21-02-2024

This week in English, class 6 showed off their skills in figurative language to build an atmospheric poem. We have also showed how we can use semi-colons to extend our sentences.

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Speech – syllables

21-02-2024
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Speech

21-02-2024

Clapping number of syllables in our names

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Speech

21-02-2024

Brown Bear

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Speech

21-02-2024

Developing observation skills during a game of Kim’s game.

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English

21-02-2024

Looking at hook items from our new story

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English – Hook

21-02-2024

Looking at hook items from our story.

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Speech

21-02-2024

recognising sensible and silly sentence

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English

21-02-2024

The Storm Whale

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Reading Buddies visit JMU

21-02-2024

Some of our reading buddies were invited to John Moores University library to talk about reading and books with some Childhood Studies University students. They discussed some of the books in the library, why they selected them and their thoughts on the content and illustrations.

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Author Event

21-02-2024

Mental Health and Well-being Week

Today we have been very lucky to listen to Natalie Denny, Natalie went into amazing detail of her characters and what goes into writing a published book. We then had the pleasure of listening to the first chapter of Natalie Denny’s new book, Keisha Jones is a Force of Nature!

This book is about when Keisha discovers that the trees in a nearby park are going to be cut down to make way for a carpark, the Bee Squad has its next cause. It’s time for some green activism to save the VITs … that’s Very Important Trees!

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LLP reading event

21-02-2024

The class enjoyed listening to author Lucy Farfort this morning, after enjoying her book ‘In our Hands’ – a book about hope, unity and positivity! They also drew characters who would transform the world! The book links in well with the upcoming Mental Health and Wellbeing Week.

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Earnest Henry Shackleton

21-02-2024

In English today we are converting sentences to passive voice and using new vocabulary we have learnt, thesaurus’s and dictionary’s to find synonyms from a modelled text.

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Building a Biography

21-02-2024

Today class 6 are researching information to build their biography of Earnest Henry Shackleton.

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English

21-02-2024

Sequencing pictures and text from The Storm Wahl

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English

21-02-2024

Creating our own version of The Storm Whale.

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English

21-02-2024

Creating our own story in the style of The Storm Whale.

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Aquarium trip!

21-02-2024
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