Category Archives: Literacy

Subheadings and paragraphs

In our literacy lesson, class 6 has to solve the puzzle. Each  group had a non-chronological report cut and mixed up. The task was to match subheadings to paragraphs by analysis key words in subheadings and paragraphs. The children were scanning text and marking evidence. Each team was able to complete successfully the task.

Well done teams!

Do you know what a subheading is?

Egyptian food.

The Children enjoyed making Egyptian food today. On the menu was hummus with pitta bread.

They all joined in and prepared a delicious dish, which they all enjoyed trying. We made excellent keynotes for you to follow.

Have you ever tried hummus the Egyptian way?

Using controlled technology to understand hieroglyphics.

Today class 6 has been learning about Egyptian writing. We used used Egyptian writing to write our initials in salt dough plate. After practising the writing it was a time for using robots to copy our hieroglyphics.

Can you represent your initials using hieroglyphics?

Spelling stars

What a great morning at Wombridge Primary! Spelling stars competition was a success. The winner, Tyler D, proudly collected the winner’s cup. Well done to everyone who took part in the competition.

Do you know spelling strategies?

 

Adding stage directions to our scripts

Class 6 has been writing play scripts based on our topic- the Rainforest. Today we have improved the stage directions and acted them out to check if they were easy to follow and understand.

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Do you know what stage directions are?

Shropshire salumi

Class 6 had the opportunity to work with Will, local entrepreneur who makes cured meats and created his successful own recipes. Today, he worked with our class designing pork patties. The children chose their own combinations of spices. They weight the ingredients and mixed mince pork with spices. Making patties was a fun activity discovering different textures, taste, smell and learning about job opportunities. We designed our own logo and advertisement for the food we created.

Have you ever experiment with different spices?

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Coding

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Today in class 6, the children have been learning how to code their own games so they operate the way in which they want it to. Changing the controls and the mechanics of the game to make it more challenging … Continue reading

Press printing

Today in class 6 the children created their own styled Egyptian cartouche using a styrofoam plate, were children used a pencil to imprint their design on to the plate, then they used paint and a roller to roll on their design to then press on to the paper to see their artwork.

Have you ever done a print press?

Reciting Poetry

This morning in literacy, we completed our poems and then recited the first stanza. We then put these onto IMovie so that the whole class could listen to part of our poems at the end of the day.

How did you find reciting your poem?

Poetry

This week in literacy we are looking at poetry. This involves reading a variety of poems, as well as writing our own short, descriptive poems. Today, we got prepared by writing down key words based on two ocean pictures.

What descriptive words did you think about when you looked at the two pictures?