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The Ridge

In literacy we watched a video of Danny MacAskill, a famous BMX rider. We wrote a description of how we would feel if we were standing on the ridge at the top of a mountain. 8 more words

SPaG battles!

We have been looking at suffixes this week, and how to apply the correct suffix to a root word. We had a suffix battle in class, where we had to think of as many words we could with a particular ending. 9 more words

Class Discussions That Run Themselves

What I Was Thinking…

Much of my classroom instruction revolves around the fifteen cognitive strategies Carol Booth Olson describes in her book The Reading Writing Connection… 1,193 more words

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Big readers

Huge thank you to anyone that has donated books or magazines to the class- they have been very popular during free reading times!

Reading on the Rise -Raising Standards conference 27th March

We are extremely pleased to be able to provide schools with an opportunity to hear from Sarah Hubbard  – Ofsted’s National Lead for English – who will be leading a session on ‘Reading, assessment and curriculum development’. 164 more words

Spellings 9.1.17

Grey- when, that, because, while, however, also, besides, despite, after, although.

Red- important, importance, unimportant, interest, disinterest, interested, interesting, uninterested, island, forget.

Green- literature, manufacture, mature, miniature, mixture, moisture, posture, sculpture, signature, temperature. 13 more words

Jack and the Beanstalk recounts 

In literacy, we are writing a recount of our trip to ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. As a class, we have discussed the importance of using sequential words, and writing our recounts in chronological order. 16 more words