This half term we will be focusing on developing our non fiction writing. For the first part of the term we will be using Wallace and Gromit's Cracking Contraptions in order to create an explanation text of an invention. As part of this we will be developing our SPAG through use of brackets, dashes or commas to show parenthesis.
This half term as part of our topic we will be studying legends of the British Isles. As part of this we will be using an adaptation of the Anglo Saxon legend Beowulf, written by Michael Morpurgo. Throughout this unit we will be developing our vocabulary skills including lots of tricky vocabulary relating to the Anglo Saxon era as well as our writing skills. In particular we will be developing our use of sentences for effect. At the end of the unit we will be creating our own legend based on Beowulf, keep your eyes on our class page for our finished stories!