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May 2017

 

We have learned 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' and the 'Princess and the Pea'.

 

We have been improving our writing by adding noun phrases to our sentences. We can use adjectives to add lots of description!

 

adjective, adjective noun.

 

The tall, handsome prince was riding his lovely horse. He had a blue cape and a shiny, gold crown. He looked all over the world to find a beautiful, kind princess.

 

Have  ago at writing some sentences with noun phrases in.

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April 2017


Since we have come back from Easter we have been learning some stories by heart. We have learned The Little Red Hen and The Ugly Duckling.

 

Have a go at telling the story to mum or dad. Can you do some writing to talk about the characters or setting. Remember to use our wow words -

 

adjectives (big, little, dusty, hard, lonely)

 conjunctions (because, and, but, so)

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Pie Corbett telling the Little Red Hen Story

12th March 2017

Have a go at practising writing your letters. Starting from the right place each time. Take your time and form them correctly.

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We have been learning the story of

‘Giraffes Can't Dance’.

The children have been getting much better at using actions and reading a story map to tell their version of the story.

 

Can you tell someone in your family the story?

 

Next week we will write our own version of the story!

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Every time we write we check to make sure we have our:

Every time we write we check to make sure we have our: 1

23rd January 2017

 

 

We have been learning the story of

‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’.

The children have been getting much better at using actions and reading a story map to tell their version of the story.

 

Have a go at telling the story to someone at home.

Can you write some of the story in sentences?

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

9th January 2017

 

We have been learning the story of

‘The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark’.

The children have been using actions and a story map to tell their version of the story.

 

Have a go at home telling your parents or siblings.

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Jackanory Junior S02E13 The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark Told By Alun Armstrong

7th November 2016

 

We have been learning to use adjectives to describe fireworks. We have also been learning to link them to our senses.

 

 

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What can you see?

What can you hear?

What can you smell?

What can you touch?

What can you taste?

 

Use your wow words to describe these things. Can you think of any more you can use? Write down a list and share them with us in school.

 

Fireworks

5th October 2016

 

We have been learning the story of One Eyed Jake. This week we have been learning to describe One Eyed Jake, write a letter as if we were stuck on a desert island and create a wanted poster to help capture the pirate.

 

Can you have a go at describing One Eyed Jake? Remember to use your wow words.

Picture 1 One Eyed Jake has a sharp, pointy sword.
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We have been learning how to build up a story by making our sentences more interesting.

 

We have been working on saying our sentence and sounding out our words before writing them.

 

Can you make my story better?

Picture 1 There was a pirate.
Picture 2 He had a map.
Picture 3 He found the treasure.

9th September 2016

 

This week we have been working on word building and sentence writing. We have been using our phoneme fingers to help us sound out words and we have been concentrating on starting a sentence with a capital letter and finishing it with a full stop.

 

Can you have a go at mending my sentences?

 

i went to the park

 

i played with my toys

 

i went to the beach

We have also been looking at rhyming words. Here is a link to the washing line rhyme game:

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