Monday, 27 February 2012

Year Five: Final Draft of your 500 Word Challenge Entry

Your kidblogs are here:

For homework:

Please improve your second draft of your 500 Word Challenge story; this is being entered on Tuesday afternoon.

1. Log into your Kidblog;
2. Create a new blog post
3. Open a new tab
4. Copy and paste in your second draft (just like you did over the weekend)
5. …then copy and paste in your description from the lesson
6. Make your final improvements, focussing on including plenty of description!

Friday, 24 February 2012

Year Six Poetry: Haiku

Haiku information on the Falcons Girls pupil wiki:

1. Write a haiku based on the image provided; play with the sentence, and type it up on your Kidblog.

2. Write a comment on another girl's haiku; praise your favourite line - and point out any cliches or weak images. Make sure any criticism is constructive and balanced with praise!

Due: Monday

Year Five Creative Writing Homework

Please read Mr. Hitchen's comments on your first attempt/draft of your 500 Word Challenge story, and improve it based on the comments.

Remember, include lots of description alongside your dialogue.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Year Five Persuasive Writing

Wiki page on persuasive techniques may be found here.

Homework: Your homework is to find adverts that use at least one of the 'A Forest' persuasive techniques we studied in class. Bring in your weblinks or adverts for next Tuesday.

Due: Next Tuesday.

Monday, 20 February 2012

Year Six Poetry & Year Five Comprehension Homework

Year Six Word Pictures
We've been learning how to '..take an idea.'

Please create a creative cover for your poetry journal.

Due: Friday

P.S. Learn all about our Poetry unit here.

Year Five

Please complete the 'Moon' comprehension.

Due: Friday.

Friday, 10 February 2012

Year Five Half-Term Homework

500 Word Instructions (mp3)
Miss McGillewie wants you to enter the Radio 2 500 Word competition! You are going to write your first draft over the holidays.

Click here for details.

Our blogs:


Please write your 500 words on A4 if you don't have chance to access your blog over the holiday.

More information on our LP+ VLE here; advice from authors here.

Year Six can access their Kidblogs here.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Mr Hitchen is here...but not...!

Year Six are with Mrs Mannan
Year Six with Mrs Mannan (mp3)

First hour in IT room on PCs using your wikis:

Year Five are with Miss Walters
Year Five lesson with Miss Walters (mp3)

Your Kidblogs are here:

You'll need an iTouch for later in the lesson.

Please complete writing up your 'King in Yellow' story on your kidblog.

Please highlight the six sentence starters in a different colour.

Due: Monday