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Posts tagged with Literacy

The Owl and the Pussycat

Posted by: | May 10, 2010 | 8 Comments |

On Monday 10th May, a selection of children from Years 3 and 4 were lucky enough to visit the BBC 21cc workshop (that stands for 21st century classroom for those of you who are curious). It was a great day, and it gave the children involved a chance to practise and apply their art and […]

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Posted by: | February 24, 2010 | 18 Comments |

Today in Literacy, we wrote and performed our own poems based on Allan Ahlberg’s classic poem, Registration. Here it is; Emma Hackett? Here, Miss! Billy McBone? Here, Miss! Derek Drew? Here, Miss! Margaret Thatcher? Still here, Miss! Long John Silver? Buccaneer, Miss! Al Capone? Racketeer, Miss! Isambard Kingdom Brunel? Engineer, Miss! David Crockett? Wild Frontier, […]

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Meet Xzrtle!

Posted by: | February 8, 2010 | 25 Comments |

Hello everyone, meet Xzrtle, a new visitor to our blog. As you might have guessed, Xzrtle has come a long way to visit us, so let’s do our best to make him welcome! More than anything else, Xzrtle really wants to be a human. I thought we could help him out by giving him some […]

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Literacy Homework

Posted by: | February 4, 2010 | 50 Comments |

We are currently writing instructions in class. We are trying extremely hard to make them clear and easy to understand. To do this, we have been looking at adding adverbs to improve our work. Remember, an adverb describes how something is done. For example, Cautiously, the girl walked into the deserted playground. The children chatted […]

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Crossing the river…

Posted by: | January 28, 2010 | 97 Comments |

  This is a game we have played in class before, so I am expecting some imaginative and original ideas. How do you get across the river? You cannot use a boat! That is too easy! Here is an example to start you off, but I am sure you can think of something better: I […]

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