Extended write- Personal reflections on the text ‘Leaf’
National Poetry Day- The Sleepy Giant
Performance of The Sleepy Giant
Portraying emotions and reactions to a creepy setting using drama
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
Snapshot of some of our formal letters being performed
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
Internalising a story using a story map
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
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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