This week we have been researching all about the famous author J.K. Rowling. We then used this information to write a biography all about her life. Why not head over to our Blog to read some of our fantastic writing.
This week in English we have discussed the reasons why reading comprehension questions are worth different marks. We then read chapter 10 of Harry Potter and answered questions based on what we had read.
Worksop Blogging Challenge
This week in English we have written some fantastic story openers about a potion lesson going wrong. We planned the different things that could happen in groups and then shared the ideas with our friends. Finally, we used these ideas to create an opening for our story. Why not head over to our Blog and read some: http://merlin2019.norbridgeblogs.net/
Today in English we discussed the personalities of the characters in Chapter 3. We then discussed how books are often turned into films. We found out that directors will add extra scenes to make the film more entertaining. We talked about how to create an entertaining scene using different props and facial expressions. Finally, we had a go at acting out Chapter 3 in groups and then commented on each other’s performances.
Letters to Hogwarts
This week in English we have been writing a reply to a letter we received from Hogwarts. We had lots of questions we wanted to find out. Why not head over to our Blog to read some: http://merlin2019.norbridgeblogs.net/
Researching the Turtle Hospital
Today in English we used the I-pads to research lots of facts about sea turtles. We then made notes and fed back to the rest of the group. We will be using this information to create fact files later this week.
Acting out Harry Potter scenes
Today we watched some acting videos from the previous Year 3 class and had a go at acting out some scenes from Harry Potter. We had to prepare a script to read and use different voices.