Isla personally requested if she could be allowed to read aloud her own work for the blog! Well, why not?! At break time, Isla had a go at reading out the letter she wrote. (Based on our class reader). Well done, you really worked on your intonation.
We’re going to be writing our own version of Edward Tulanes Miraculous Adventure.
Today we were creative, thinking about the setting description for the memorable event. We talked about the writing process and how writers may have several thoughts before they choose their final one.
This half term we really want to excel in our journey for better handwriting and presentation. Today we concentrated on our joins and recapped taught grammar.
This morning during English, the Robins in year 4 looked at the cover of their new class reader.
We asked questions and made predictions about what we could see.
We then read chapter 1 and 2
Listen to the read aloud of the book below
Reader’s theater is a strategy for developing reading fluency. It involves children in oral reading In using this strategy, pupils do not need to memorize their part; they need only to reread it several times to help them develop their fluency skills.
Let’s have a look at Robins in Action
Robins are really enjoying the daily surprise!
Robins have been enjoying their daily December treat! Everyday we have been opening a surprise book gift and adding it to our class library!
Year4 have read up to chapter 5 of Varjak Paw. This week Robins are going to write a persuasive letter to Varjak. Today they discussed whether Varjak should stay or go.In small groups they created their own conscience alley to help Varjak decide.
Today, we worked in pairs to read our new class reader, Varjak Paw.
Today, we explored our new class reader, The Street Beneath Our Feet.
Tomorrow we look forward to writing a book review.
Speaking helps us with the development of reading and writing. Previously we talked about the importance of speaking aloud with passion, using intonation and volume.
Today, Robins are using their Role -Playing skills to improvise a conversation between Mr Morris and the books in the library. The role play will help us develop our ideas for conversation writing.
Below is a sneak peak of our Robins in action!