Category Archives: Literacy

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?

BBC Live Lesson

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Today in Literacy, we took part in the 500 word BBC Live Lesson. They talked about what makes a good story and shared ideas for characters and settings. The chosen dialogue that we needed to include was “I can see you.” which we all had lots of fun trying to fit into our own stories later on!

Did you take part in the BBC Live Lesson?

Emily’s book

Great work Emily, you have worked hard to make this herb book. You have used some lovely non fiction features in your writing. 

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Typing up our stories

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In Literacy we typed up our Egyptian stories using MacBooks. We had to think of ways we could improve them and make sure it included our new learning about speech and adjectives!

What have you been learning about in Literacy?