Writing

Year 1 – Verbs

Year 1 – Verbs

Year 1 have been learning all about verbs and the importance of them in sentences.

The children went on a verb hunt in the classroom and the outside area. They matched up the picture to the correct verb and recorded it down to help with their writing over the coming days.

Year 3 – Writing

Year 3 – Writing

Children have been learning how to write a brochure in our literacy lessons. The context was Newcastle and Gateshead. Children learned how to write persuasively by using persuasive adjectives, the power of three, direct address, photographs, personification, and rhetorical questions i.e. are you tired of sitting in front of the TV? Are you tired of… Continue Reading

International Week in Year 1-Africa

International Week in Year 1-Africa

Today the children in Year One learned some facts about the continent of Africa. In particular, they looked at African animals and  were challenged with the task of writing a fact file. The children worked with a learning partner, looking at information sheets and then researched information on ipads about a chosen animal. They all… Continue Reading

Literacy in Year 1

Literacy in Year 1

The children in Year 1 are busy with a writing project all about Little Red Riding Hood. They have been following the ‘Write Stuff’ approach and enjoyed one of the experience days. The children had a visit from Granny and took part in a conscience alley drama situation. They thought about Grandma’s positive thoughts before… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Year 2 children continued their creative literacy work today by finishing off their writing and illustrations for their original Icky Doo Dah story. At the beginning of the week, children listened to the story of Icky Doo Dah, and using their listening skills, produced a picture by following step-by-step instructions. These skills were then used… Continue Reading