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English

Extended write- Personal reflections on the text ‘Leaf’

National Poetry Day- The Sleepy Giant

Performance of The Sleepy Giant

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Portraying emotions and reactions to a creepy setting using drama

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Using freeze frames to portray character personalities

Identifying different types of poetry by discussing their characteristics

Spring term 1 and 2- Persuasive writing, SPAG- pronouns, fronted adverbials, apostrophes, noun phrases, speech and suffixes

Cold write- letters

Exploring ‘Dear Miss’ as an exemplar text for our letters unit

Annotating and comparing formal and informal letters

Working in groups to magpie interesting words and phrases for our informal letters

Identifying different clauses in a sentence

Informal letter shared write in the style of ‘Michael’ from ‘Dear Miss’

Hot write- informal letters

Editing and peer marking our informal letters

Drafting a formal letter

Word processing a second draft of our formal letters

Self and peer assessing our formal letters

Snapshot of some of our informal letters being performed

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Snapshot of some of our formal letters being performed

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Extended write- poetry

Mixed ability pair marking

Cold write - writing a non-chronological report.

Working in pairs to identify non-chronological report features

Non-chronological report shared write

Writing a non-chronological report.

Assessing and editing our non-chronological reports.

Extended write- letter

Practicing reading comprehension skills.

Delivering our formal letters to Mr Brown

Researching facts for our independent non-chronological reports

Listening and responding to a suspense story

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Internalising a story using a story map

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Annotating a text

Using comprehension skills to explore a text

Understanding and identifying fronted adverbials.

Exploring the use of verbs within a text

Planning events in a story

Creating our own word banks for our suspense stories

Using toolkits and word banks to complete a suspense story shared write

Reading comprehension- pair discussion, annotations and retrieval practise

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