Tag Archives: Literacy

Journalist Language

This morning in Literacy we were learning about active and passive sentences, we had to identify the meaning of them both and change active sentences into passive. We then looked through a newspaper article and identified passive sentences.

Do you know the difference between active and passive sentences?

Photo Stories

Today in Literacy Class 8 used ICT to create the story of Macbeth.  They used photos and dialogue to explain what had occurred in the story.

How did the story of Macbeth end?




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Today in Literacy, Class 8 began to write their Macbeth stories.  They needed to make sure that they included extended noun phrases within their stories. What characters are in Macbeth?



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Today in Literacy, Class 8 wrote a character description of Macbeth.  They included his appearance and interesting facts such as when he was born. Can you name the other characters in Macbeth?


Cartoon Strip

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As Class 8 have been looking at the Shakespeare play Macbeth, they completed their own Macbeth Cartoon strip where they identified key events. Can you tell me the plot of Macbeth?

Enjoying our reading

We enjoy spending time reading in our library.

It is quiet and there are lots of books we can choose from.

Luke, Milo and Alfie have chosen non- fiction books to look at.

Do you know the difference between fiction and non-fiction?


Roman News!

As part of our literacy work we have been writing reports of the Iceni battle with the Romans.

This is Brandon’s newspaper report. He has called it the Nero News.

screen-shot-2016-10-05-at-22-11-44Do you know why? Who was Nero?

Roman Libum Cake

As part of our work on Romans in history and Instructions in literacy, we have made roman style Libum Cakes.


They are a type of cheesecake style food.