Just before Christmas P4/5 were thrilled to get a visit from Miss Heads nephew Luke, who is a geologist. He answered lots of their questions about volcanoes and earthquakes. He was also very impressed by the children’s knowledge of the earth’s structure and plate tectonics.
P4/5 are learning about poetry and figures of speech. Here is Drew’s volcano poem using metaphor for the first time.
In September P567 started reciprocal reading groups. My group was Joe,Eva and Kaya we were reading Vivian French’s book The Robe Of Skulls. It was about a lady called Lady Lamorna and she was a woman who was buying a dress with skulls on it. She did not have enough money to buy it so she […]
Black Tide is a book by the author Caroline Clough and had lots of adventure. The main character is Toby and in the book he had to try to rescue his little sister Sylvie and his dad. They had been captured by invaders and held captive. All the people who are invaders had a NC […]
This is how you do reciprocal reading. You read some of your book and you choose an activity. Then you write about it after that you talk about it to the rest of your group. The activities are Predicting, Clarifying, Questioning, Summarizing, Connecting, Visualizing, Inferring, Evaluating. This is how you get better at understanding what you read. We […]