Tag Archive 'Literacy'

Feb 01 2011

Questions for the giant

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Today, a giant visited school. What questions would you like to ask him?

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Jan 18 2011


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This week, we have started our work on authors and letters. Today, we wrote a letter to the wicked witch. I would like you to write a letter to an imaginary character. For example, it could be a letter from The Big Bad Wolf, to one of The Three Little Pigs. You could write a […]

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Jan 14 2011

Stranded on a desert island

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Recently, in literacy, we have been learning how to use commas. We have been thinking about what to do when we read them, how to use them to add more information and how to use them to write lists. This post will give you chance to practise what you have been learning. So, if you […]

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Dec 07 2010

Our headline today…Snakes and Ladders!

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To follow up on our literacy work, I would like you to write the orientation for this headline. Remember, the orientation is just one sentence which introduces the news story. It needs to be attention grabbing, exciting and must answer at least one of the question words (who, what, why, when, where, how). Be creative, be original, […]

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Nov 23 2010

I am – an identity poem

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We have been thinking about our identities in preparation for the work we will be doing with the children from The Divine Mercy R.C Primary School this year. We used the Orange phone adverts as inspiration and began to think about what makes us the people we are. We thought about hobbies, interests, families and […]

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Oct 18 2010

Mr Gum and the silly similes

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In our class we absolutely love the Mr Gum books. As we have been reading them, we have been thinking in particular about some of the hilarious similes which Andy Stanton (the author) uses. As part of our literacy work this week, we will be writing Mr Gum poems, using lots of similes to describe […]

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