Writing

Year 1: Instruction Texts

Year 1: Instruction Texts

This week, Year One have been learning about instruction writing. The children all made jam sandwiches and took notes about what they did step-by-step. The children then reviewed their notes and compiled clear, precise numbered instructions on ‘How to make a jam sandwich’.

The children learnt about the importance of using imperative ‘bossy’ verbs to set the right tone for the instructions. They also sang a song all about the imperative verb.

 

 

 

Year 2: Retell a Story

Year 2: Retell a Story

Today, Year 2 children have been busy writing part one of a retell of a story. Children are retelling the story of Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea. Children have been challenged to include the following skills: adjectives to describe nouns, adverbs to describe verbs, capital letters for proper nouns, capital letters and… Continue Reading

Year 2: Story Plan

In class, Year 2 children have been listening to the story, “Little Turtle and the Songs of the Sea”. They will be retelling this story next week. Children have started to sequence the events using pictures and adding important story information underneath with a focus on adjectives that describe nouns and adverbs to describe verbs. Continue Reading

Year 5 RE

Year 5 RE

Year 5 have been learning about ‘Ourselves’ in RE. They have been exploring their unique qualities and talents alongside looking at scripture. After reading one of St Paul’s letters to the Colossians, they shared responses to questions before writing their own acrostic poems celebrating unique qualities and differences. Continue Reading

The Storm Whale

The Storm Whale

The children have been working on retelling the story ‘The Storm Whale’ written by Benji Davies. They began by creating a story map following the adventures of a boy called Noi. The children then spent two sessions writing their stories. The results were fantastic! Continue Reading

Growing plants

Growing plants

Year 2 children have produced some wonderful work in science and have been focusing on the needs of a plant. We looked at temperature, light and water. Children focused on a glossary of new words to add and enhance their scientific writing. This included: nutrients, temperature, energy, survive. Children were asked to produce a piece… Continue Reading