For the Summer 1 term we will be starting by looking at Folk Tales and in particular, Rumpelstiltskin. The children will be studying the features of Folk Tales and will then be writing their own story based on Rumpelstiltskin.
This term we are studying adventure stories based on the novel Gulliver's Travels.
We will be creating our own chapter of the story based on Gulliver's Adventures.
We have been writing newspaper articles based on the BFG and studying what features should be included.
Have a look in your child's English book on parents evening to show what a budding journalist they are becoming.
During our first half term we will be looking at fairy tales. We will be analysing and discussing themes. We will then create our own fairy tale based on Hansel and Gretel.
We will then be looking at writing our own newspaper report based on the BFG. Over the weeks we will be reading and developing an understanding of how newspaper reports are written, who they are aimed at and why.