WB 07.10.19 - Our English lessons had a 'spooky' theme this week due to the Worksop Bloggers competition. We began the week by exploring performance poetry before writing our own rhyming poems and considering the number of syllables used to impact on the rhythm. You can read our entries for the competition at: toucan2019.norbridgeblogs.net
WB 30.09.19 - This week, we continued to focus on explanation texts. We began the week by designing our own meal machines so that Tim Peake can eat his favourite meal in space. We then wrote our own explanation texts to help the audience understand how they work. We focused on including: time conjunctions, causal conjunctions and technical vocabulary.
WB 23.09.19 - In our English lesson this week, we have started to explore the features of explanation texts. We began to understand the purpose of time conjunctions and causal conjunctions. Next week, we will be applying these features to our own explanation texts, after designing our own machines that will help Tim Peake in space.
WB 16.09.19 - We continued to develop our diary writing skills this week and we completed an independent writing activity. On Thursday, we posted our diary entries from the perspective of Tim Peake on our class blog. You can read these and leave us a comment at: toucan2019.norbridgeblogs.net
WB 09.09.19 - This week we have been learning about Tim Peake and his life on the International Space Station in preparation for writing a diary entry in the role of the famous British Astronaut. To begin the week, we imagined what life would be like on board the I.S.S. We conducted experiments using protective equipment and described how the tricky conditions made us feel.
WB 02.09.19 - In our English lessons this week, we have been describing different settings by applying our understanding of similes and metaphors. Take a look at the poster below to consolidate your understanding of these figurative language features: