Tag Archives: English

Jabberwock

Today, Mrs Thompson’s English group has been reading ‘Jabberwocky’ by Lewis Carroll.  We talked about the made up words and had a go at deciding what we thought they meant. We realised that the poet has chosen words that are … Continue reading

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Writing based on our class novel

This week, we have started reading Frank Einstein and the Anti-Matter Motor, which is by our class author, Jon Scieszka. It is all about Frank Einstein, who creates robots in his garage.  We have written instructions on how to be a … Continue reading

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Spellathon!

Well done to our Spellathon superstars! Well done to everybody who spent time learning their spellings and practising so they could raise money for charity.  A special well done to these children who got 28, 29 or 30 out of … Continue reading

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Spelling

In Year 3, we have been working hard on our spelling! We play lots of games, and do lots of learning about spelling to help us learn which are the correct spelling choices for our writing. Click the picture to … Continue reading

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Our Class Novel – The Stinky Cheese Man

Our current class novel is ‘The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales’ by Jon Scieszka (our class author) and Lane Smith. We have enjoyed comparing each tale to a fairy tale – these versions are much funnier! Tell … Continue reading

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Cross Curricular Writing in Topic

We have been completing lots of writing over the last few weeks, and we have been focusing on cross-curricular writing, which is one of our whole school priorities. Mrs Thompson’s English group have written a persuasive argument to argue why … Continue reading

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Mrs Thompson’s English Group: Poetry Writing

Today, we have been looking at the poem, ‘First Day Back’ by our class author, Allan Ahlberg. We analysed the rhyming pattern (ABCB) and looked at how the author used the adjective ‘new’ repeatedly to show how everything is new … Continue reading

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