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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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World Book Day!

Today we have enjoyed celebrating World Book Day! We have taken part in lots of book related activities including writing book reviews. Tell me about your favourite books and why you like them.

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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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Our Class Novel – The Lost Happy Endings

Our current class novel is ‘The Lost Happy Endings’ by Carol Ann Duffy and Jane Ray. We have been doing lots of work related to our class novel, and written some our own magical stories. Tell me what you think … Continue reading

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How We Are Trying To Improve

Every year, our school chooses key priorities to help our school get better. This year, one of the areas we want to improve is how we use our English and Maths skills in other subjects and across our curriculum. Today, … 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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