This morning in Literacy, we were searching about Anne Frank which links within out topic of WW2. Her diary was published about her feelings and experiences. We had to write a diary entry and predict what would happen next. We remembered to make it more interesting and intriguing by using similes and metaphors. Most f predicted she would get captured!
This week, our literacy focus has been biographies. A biography is an account of a person’s life, that is written by somebody else. We have focused on the main WW2 leaders and have collected factual information this week, in order to write a biography.
Did you know that Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungry and wasn’t German?
Today Class 8 have been using a war time recipe to cook pear crumble, we talked about how we have been using our math and literacy skills with in our cooking, we have focused on using multiplication skills to ensure there was enough ingredients for the whole class and measuring skills to ensure the correct amount of ingredients was used, we also used literacy skills to read the instructions in chronological order.
What maths and literacy skills have you used today?
During last week were were discussing as a class how to be safe and happy and caring towards others. As a class we excelled in showing our understanding of the importance of safe and happy and how to be kind and caring towards others. We then designed our own schools plans and created a safe and happy environment with friends showing kindness.
Did you know a ‘Dig for Victory’ campaign was set up during World War 2. This was because men and women were forced to grow their own fruit and vegetables because of the shortage of foods. People living in the UK were going through rationing, which they were limited to their supplies of food.
Today, we have researched the Dig for Victory campaign and designed our own gardens. We thought carefully about the measurement and the cost of the items.
This morning in Literacy we were creating a recount of the experience of Olive, this was based on the book, Letters to the Whitehouse ,which relates to our topic based on WW2. We used key features of a recount , considering how we would feel within that situation of getting evacuated.