Today we started to learn about Captain Robert Falcon Scott. He was one of the early explorers to Antarctica. He led two expeditions. The first of these was on board a ship called the “Discovery” in 1901. This is of special interest to us because this ship is now docked in Dundee and we are going to visit it in two week’s time.
We are beginning to learn about writing non-fiction texts. Mrs Stewart gave us a piece of writing about Captain Scott. We had to highlight important information, then we worked together to put this into bullet points. We discussed how bullet points are a good way of summarising information. We made a poster about Captain Scott using some of our bullet points.
Mrs Stewart has a new Flip video camera. We made this wee video as a test. We think we are going to be using it a lot to share our learning with you!
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