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Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge

As part of our ongoing journey as readers, we are using the Teachit reading challenge to push reading to the top of our classroom agenda. For each task completed, you score TWO watchmarks, which means that if you finish the entire challenge you could be looking at a whopping TWENTY TWO watchmarks! Plus you will be […]

Poetry in motion

Poetry in motion

We have started to explore some of the exciting elements of poetry. So far you have looked at what poetry means, and explored how to understand poems. From Yeats to Rosen to William Carlos Williams, you have jumped headfirst into a sea of rhythms and rhymes. Some of our main questions to consider this term […]

Superstar Readers

Superstar Readers

One of our projects this term has been to work on reading skills. Often we think that once we learn to read, we are finished and that there is no way to improve. However, we can constantly work on skills to help us discover new and more sophisticated ways to look at texts. I would […]

A Christmas Carol!

A Christmas Carol!

It’s nearly December and the Christmas advertisements are on the television, so I think we’re allowed to study a Christmas text. We started by looking at the Dickensian world and imagining what it would be like to be amongst the Victorians of London. Now we have started our spooky tale, but remember Dickens’ warning – […]

 
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