In Literacy we have focused on explanation texts. An explanation text is a non-fiction text which describes how things happen or why things happen. We have written our explanation text about surviving the desert island. Things that we spoke about … Continue reading →
Today we have learnt about how we can save our planet. We have created an information text, identifying ways we can help save our planet. For example: recycling, cutting down on pollution and growing more fruit and vegetables in the UK so that it is not shipped from overseas.
We created bird feeders out of recycled plastic bottles.
Today in Literacy, we have been learning about different types of questions. You can get two different types of questions: open and closed questions. We discussed that using open questions allows us to gather more information.
We also discussed how we might improve on a question to make it sound more formal for example, ‘what did they discover?’ and an improved version of this would be ‘what artefacts did the archeologists discover under the mounds at Sutton Hoo?’.
What questions would you ask an archeologist about the discovery of Sutton Hoo?
In Literacy and History we have been learning about the Sutton Hoo Burial that was discovered in Suffolk. In 1939, archeologists discovered large mounds and discovered a ship buried in the mound. Edith Pretty and Basil Brown was some of … Continue reading →
Today in History we have been using our math skills, particularly our place value skills. Did you know the population of Telford is 148,487! To find out which place in Shropshire has the most and the least population we had … Continue reading →