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A Soldier’s Tale – 3 copies left!

11 Jul

We now have three copies left of the class book to sell at £3.10 if anyone would like them. First come, first serve!

Class Book available to buy!

27 Jun

Our class book “A Soldier’s Tale” is now available to buy online. It costs £2.23 before postage and packaging, £5.22 after (if buying only one copy). To try and bring the cost of the book down, I will be placing a big order on Friday which pupils can be a part of. If anyone wishes to get their book as part of this order they need to bring in £3.10 per book desired by Friday. We can’t wait to get hold of a copy!

Class Book!

27 May

We have decided that at the end of this project we will gather all our stories together and create a class book. Pupils will have over half term to finish their first draft and then we will work on editing to make our stories word perfect in the first week back. We can’t wait!

Hot off the Press!

6 Apr

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Wow, what fantastic results from our most recent project. Pupils worked really hard to get the hang of writing interesting articles which included both direct and reported speech. There was a big focus on teamwork too as the pupils had to come together and make important decisions on the layout and content of their newspaper. Well done to everyone and keep up the good work!

Advertisements

22 Mar

This week we are looking at persuasive language and how it is used in advertisements. Yesterday we discussed our favourite adverts and thought about how some of these try to persuade us to do something like buy a product, visit a place or watch a TV programme.

We then set ourselves the task of creating adverts for objects that people would not normally want. The two groups below came up with TV adverts to sell bottle tops and old water bottles.

Scott’s Expedition

4 Mar

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We are continuing our look at Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic. This week we wrote formal letters trying to persuade Scott to take us with him on his adventure. Next week we will be writing diary entries, putting ourselves in the shoes of one of his crew members. In preparation for this we did some freeze frames on the different experiences the crew might go through. Can you work out which one of the following these freeze frames are recreating?

– Excited at the based

– Setting off on the journey

– Becoming concerned as the wind begins to grow strong

– The crew face a full blown blizzard  

Our Performance Poetry Champion!

17 Feb

Well done to Sonny who recently became the KS2 performance poetry champion. Here is a clip of him peforming his poem. The clip was filmed by Emilio and the two boys worked together to edit the clip using the imovie application.