Category Archives: Literacy

Farming Award!

This afternoon for our farming award we have been looking at why having a clean water supply is important for animals as well as looking at how to care for the animals. Do you know why it is important to have a clean water supply?


Making bread and butter pudding!

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This morning we have worked as a group and followed step by step instructions to make bread and butter pudding. Have you tried bread and butter pudding?


Writing a recount of events!

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This morning we have written a diary recount on the story called War Boy. We wrote down the events in chronological order and ensured we used a clear structure. As well as using key features of a recount and using … Continue reading

Creating a blackout poem!

This morning in Literacy we have been creating a blackout poem. We used the poem we produced yesterday and turned it into a blackout poem. Blackout poems are created through small paragraphs. You colour in the words and phrases you do not want and then you are left with a blackout poem. Do you what a blackout poem is?


Identifying and exploring language features of war poetry!

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This morning we have looked at a war poem and identified language features used. These included similes, metaphors and personification. We are  able to explain the impact of figurative language and create our own too. Do you know language features?

Maths and Literacy!

This week we have been looking through our books and the progress we have made since we started year 6. It is important to know what our aspirations are to help us to work towards achieving our job. What are your aspirations?

Features of instructions!

This morning we have been recapping features of instructions. We were able to identify and give examples of features as well as identifying SPaG elements in the instructions given. Do you know what features of instructions are?

Planning a newspaper report!

This morning we used the research we carried out on D-Day. On Monday we researched the key facts and information on D-Day. We then used that information we gathered to plan our newspaper report on D-Day. We focused on our 5w’s when doing our newspaper plan. Have you done a newspaper plan before?

Editing our biography!

This morning we have been editing our biography. We looked at our spellings, punctuation and grammar as well as looking at areas we need to improve. have you edited your work before?


This week we have been looking at Anne Frank and have been given the challenge to write our own biography on Anne Frank. Do you know who Anne Frank is?