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In English we cover a range of genres, from story writing to poetry. Part of English includes drama and this can be taught through our English units or in other subject areas. Below are some examples of work completed by our children. 

 

Throughout Summer 2017 ...

 

We will be creating our very own conquering the monster tale based on Beowulf. 

 

Fantastic fours will also be uplevelling a well known story - but you have to wait for that! 

 

 

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A News Reporter Visited Us Today!

 

Fantastic Fours had a special visitor today to help with our new topic 'Newspaper Reports'. Journalists from The Staffordshire News Letter came to visit us to explain how they report the news. The children asked some fantastic questions and had a go and interviewing with the help and support of real journalists!  

Future Journalists

 

Cinquain Poetry

We are investigating the structure of a cinquain poem, we are going to create our own and think about the syllables involved. The lines follow a 2,4,6,8,2 syllable pattern. 

Did you know it is a 5 line poem that describes a place, person or a thing?

 

Cinquain poems have five lines and follow this structure:

 

Line 1: Noun or subject of poem (one word)

Line 2: Two adjectives that describe line 1

Line 3: Three verbs that describe line 1

Line 4: A short phrase about line 1

Line 5: A synonym of line 1 (one word)

We have been re-telling our personal recounts!

Presenting our explanation texts1

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