Tag Archives: reading for pleasure

Classroom Areas

In our classroom, we have lots of different areas! These areas help us to develop our independent learning skills. We have: a reading area a role play area a maths area a writing area a research station a grammar area … Continue reading

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Bollywood Dancing

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Poetry Afternoon

Today we have taken part in the Key Stage 2 poetry afternoon! Mrs Thompson’s English group performed ‘The Ghost Teacher’ by our class poet, Allan Ahlberg. We tried hard to apply the skills we learned from Matt Goodfellow (the performance … Continue reading

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Poet – Matt Goodfellow

Today, we have enjoyed a session with Matt Goodfellow, where we learnt how to perform poetry! Matt taught us all about how to use our voices, movement and faces to perform poems in order to keep our audience interested. We … Continue reading

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World Book Day

Wow, we have had loads of fun today on World Book Day! Everybody enjoyed dressing up and bringing in their favourite book to share with everybody. What was your favourite part about World Book Day?  

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Visit from Jane Clarke (author)

Today we have had a visit from an author named Jane Clarke. She told us all about her books and helped us to design some dinosaur characters we could use in our own writing.

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Our Class Author – Jon Scieszka

We love Jon Scieszka books in Year 3T! We are enjoying reading The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. CHALLENGE! Tell me your favourite part of one of our class author’s books and explain why you like it.

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National Poetry Day

In Year 3T, our class poet is Allan Ahlberg. However, we also look at poems by other poets throughout the year, and today we have been learning a nonsense poem by Spike Milligan. The poem we have been learning is … Continue reading

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Chitra Soundar – author

Today, we have had a visit from an author called Chitra Soundar. She lives in London but is originally from India. Both Year 3 classes attended the workshop together. She read us some of her books and then we had … Continue reading

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Reading for Pleasure

In Year 3T, we LOVE reading! Mrs Thompson’s Favourite Book: I love reading, and my favourite book is the King of the Copper Mountains. My favourite part is when the Dragon turns up at the door to tell his story. … Continue reading

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