Thursday, 31 May 2012

Discussion with Colleges VLE Champions

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Year Six Half-Term Homework

Please begin making notes for our Shakepeare Research Project:

Full details of the project can be found here (login with your VLE password).

Year Five Summer Half-Term Holiday Homework

Year Five half-term homework is in three parts:

1. Make sure you know all your lines for the school play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'by heart';

2. Write the story based on the picture in your pack; write it in your blue book in your 'best' handwriting;

Remember, I'm looking for you to open with a 'perfect paragraph'!

3. Complete the 'Adam Worth' comprehension.

4. Oh, and please enter this week's School of Puns, too!

Have a great week!

Year Five: Second Half of your Montmorency Story

In class, we wrote the first 1/2 page of a Montmorency story.

For homework, I would like you to complete this story - making sure you include plenty of suspense.

Revise our supsense techniques by watching these videos:

Monday, 28 May 2012

LPPlus2012: Olympic Blogging!

The #2012in2012 project is a collaboration project across schools based around the 2012 Olympic Games. The aim is that during the summer term, at least 2012 kids will blog on all of the 216 countries who are competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Login here:

Year Five homework
Please imagine you are an 100 metre sprinter from Croatia. Write a paragraph about how you feel as you win the gold medal. Write 6-8 lines

Try to include all of our 'perfect paragraph' techniques.

Due: Tuesday.

Monday, 21 May 2012

Year Five: Setting the Scene using a full range of punctuation

Imagine a jewellery shop, with a window full of precious gems...

Describe the shop as if you were looking through the window.

Your challenge is to include:
* a semi-colon;
* a colon;
* a dash
* a bracket

Tip: Make sure you 'zoom in' on individual jewels and gems!

Write this up on your Kidblog.

Due: Tomorrow.

Friday, 18 May 2012

Finish First Draft of Your Goodbye Letter & Enter The School of Puns

You have two pieces of homework for the weekend:

1. Finish writing up your 'goodbye' letter on your kidblog.

2. Enter the School of Puns - write your caption on your Kidblog & send it to be published.

Due: Monday

Year Five: Writing an Escape Story

Please complete your handwritten first draft of your Escape story. Write 1 1/2 sides of A4.

Due: Monday.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Look at our British Birds!

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Writing an Escape story: Setting the Scene Task

We are going to write 'Escape!' stories on Friday, inspired by Montmorency

Task: Write a description - not a story - of the inside of your prison cell. Write 10 lines - and use all of the five senses, and a full range of descritive techniques.

Please write this description on your Kidblog; due on Friday.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Year Five Comprehension

Please begin your 'Thief in Amsterday' comprehension for this week; we'll talk through this on Tuesday if you have any problems.

Due: Friday

Year Six Goodbye Letter First Draft

Please write the first draft of your goodbye letter, using the frame provided.

Make sure you use:
* Semi-colon
* Colon
* Dash
* Bracket

Due: Tomorrow.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Alpha Plus LPPlus Training Event

Handshake for Our New Friends In Burma from Alpha Champion on Vimeo.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Year Five Weekend Homework

Advice on how to do this here:

Year Six Goodbye Letters

What would you say to yourself if you came face-to-face with the three-year-old you?

Please write your first draft on your Kidblog:

Write 250-300 words.

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Year Five Describing a Character

We have been learning to describe a character, by:
* Zooming in on a detail
* Using a simile
* Including interesting adjectives

Task: Describe 4 members of your family. For each description, write 3-4 lines, and include a simile. Be kind!

Due: Friday.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Year Five and Six: Sewers & the Highwayman

Year Five
Please complete your 'Lost in the Sewer' story.

You must write 1 1/2 sides of A4.

Don't forget to include description in the second half of the story, too.

Due: Tuesday.

Year Six

Please create any drawings/cut out any silhouettes you require to complete your 'Highwayman' animation on Tuesday.

Due: Tuesday

Have a great Bank Holiday!

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Year Five & Six Homework: We've Entered the 'School of Puns' Cartoon Caption Competition

We've entered the third School of Puns cartoon caption competition here.

Year Five
Please write a description of a sewer. Make sure you use all of our descriptive techniques. Write 10-12 lines.

Due: Friday

Year Six

On Friday, we're going to create our own Highwayman animation.

In preparation, please find as many pictures/images of Highwaymen & horses that you can; we'll need these to inspire our animation!

Due: Friday