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Correct punctuations

In our literacy lesson today, the Bluebirds have been learning to punctuate a passage using the correct type of punctuation mark. This week we have been focusing on capital letters, full stops, commas, apostrophes, question marks and exclamation marks…

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Library Visit

Today Year Three went to the library. They really enjoyed looking at all the books and chose one to bring back to class to read.

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Postcards

This week in our Topic lessons we have worked very hard to draft and write a postcard from our holidays 100 years ago. We had to remember these things:

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Guided Reading

Today Miss Bowkett’s group enjoyed reading a non-fiction book called Eyes. They learned some very interesting facts. Why don’t you ask them?

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Apostrophes

In Phonics today Miss Bowkett’s group continued to learn how to use an apostrophe. As well as for contracting words, they learned that apostrophes can show who something belongs to. I wonder if anyone in this group can remember the rule if there is more than one person (plurals)? Can you put the apostrophes into […]

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Labels, lists and captions

This week we are looking at how to write labels, lists and captions. Today we wrote captions for the bear pictures, we tried really hard to think about the details we needed to include in our caption (who was in the picture and what they were doing) to give the reader as much information as […]

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Persuading people

The children in Year 5 have been working on persuading people to see their point of view. Part of this was to prepare and then act out some text maps they had produced. Have a look at photographs of their text mapping process. You will have to keep your eyes open for the final piece […]

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Poetry Competition

Toucans are such fantastic writers that we have decided to enter a poetry competition. The competition (which you can look at – click here) involves writing a senses poem. This morning we used our senses to discover what was inside our napkins. We used adjectives to describe it by using our senses. Have you guessed […]

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Guided Reading

We are working really hard in guided reading so we can improve our reading. Throughout the week we complete different activities to support our reading development and also our speaking and listening skills. Today the groups were reading with adults, enjoying books together, listening to a story on the listening station and acting in our […]

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Videos: Persuasive language

This week Miss Birmingham’s Literacy class have been learning about advertisements and how they use persuasive language. They have learned about boasful language (making things sound great), and they have studied some TV adverts and holiday adverts. Today we have learnt and rehearsed a advert for Disneyland Paris. They class created their own actions and […]