Reception have been writing letters this week; they have been using Jack and the Beanstalk as their stimulus for their written work! They have been writing a letter to the Giant, from Jack, thinking about what might be at the top of the beanstalk – I wonder what the Giant’s reply might be!?!?
Year One have been exploring biographies this week – pupils have been exploring the features of biographical writing, as well creating their own about Grace Darling. Here is an extract from a pupil in 1RS: Why is she remembered? Grace Darling is remembered because she recued nine people on the 7th September 1838, the SS Forfarshire crashed on the rocks. What an impressive piece of writing from an amazing Year One writer!
From the sea to space, Year Two have been also looking at biographies but they have been studying about the world-famous astronaut Neil Armstrong. A writer from 2RM has produced this awesome piece of work: Neil Armstrong was born on August 1930 in Ohio in the United States of America. When he was a child, he loved learning about space. When Neil was fifteen, he received his pilot’s license – before he even learnt how to drive a car!
Now to Key Stage 2! BH in 3JP has been using effective vocabulary and various sentences structures to create an amazing narrative. “How would life be different if you had softer trousers?” thought the medium-sized 8-year-old boy. “Come on! Get up! Better be fast your mother will scream the cave down trust me!”
“Will she?” Doug queried to himself, he tugged at the stone slab to try and speed things up.
In Year Four, they have been working on biographies. They have been exploring the features of biographical writing, as well as producing display pieces of work advertising the particular features; the pupils have then been acting out some of the biographies which they have been studying, in a drama-style lesson.
Speeding into the near future (hopefully), Year Five have been creating their own futuristic vehicle and have explained how it works. They have been focussing on explanation texts and are using futuristic vehicle as the stimulus for their learning. We have so many ingenious ideas coming from our year fives, here is a list of some of some of them: cars with eyes – so they are able to drive themselves; an in-built food dispenser, for when the passengers get hungry; a cloaking device and all-terrain wheels! What an awesome sounding car!
Now to the oldest pupils in our school: our wonderful Year Sixes! They have been working exceptionally hard on instruction texts; they have thoroughly enjoyed writing their texts this week because it has been about annoying their teachers!
Here is an extract from LS in Y6, I wonder what teacher she is aiming to make them ‘Beg the head teacher to fire them.