Writing

Traditional Stories in Year One

Traditional Stories in Year One

Year One have been learning all about Traditional Tales over the last few weeks. They have enjoyed hearing lots of stories and have had fun retelling them to each other. They have had a go at writing their own retell of Jack and the Beanstalk. They retold the story of Beauty and the Beast through the form of a comic strip. Today they finished writing sentences to match pictures of the story Rapunzel.

Guided reading has been focused on ‘Visualisation’. The children have had a go at reading an extract from a text and drawing the imagine/scene using the information in the text.

Year 2 – Possessives Apostrophes

Year 2 – Possessives Apostrophes

In literacy, Year 2 have been learning all about traditional tales. The story we have been focusing on is the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. Children have been learning how to use singular possession in nouns, for example: the wolf’s claws, grandma’s house and Little Red Riding Hood’s basket. Children have also been focusing… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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