By Louis Sachar
Year 5 are currently studying the novel Holes by Louis Sachar.
We began our novel by making predictions after looking at the front cover and watching the trailer.
We have been digging for techniques to improve our writing....
The Firework-Maker’s Daughter
By Philip Pullman
Year 5 are studying The Firework-Maker’s Daughter by Phillip Pullman.
We have learned how to use brackets in our writing. We put our sentences together outdoors, ensuring the brackets were surrounding parenthesis.
We followed at a set of instructions and pulled out the key features.
We then wrote our own set of instructions...
Oranges in No Man's Land
By Elizabeth Laird
Year 5 are currently studying the novel Oranges in No Man's Land by Elizabeth Laird.
Ayesha (the main character) has arrived at a dilemma- Should she cross the green line to get medicine for her granny, or should she stay to look after her? We carried out a conscience ally to help Ayesha arrive at a decision.
Ayesha is taking a risk by crossing the green line to get her granny medicine. Year 5 and 6 came together to look at the theme of risk taking in a P4C session. We selected the question: Is risk taking always a good idea?