The text we will be studying this term is HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON.
The writing we will work on from this is :
* Setting descrition.
* Character description.
* Planning and writing story openings.
* Planning and writing the build up to a story.
* Writing an alternative ending to a story.
During the last two weeks of term we will look at the film The Polar Express as a stimulus for our writing.
Every Friday the children will have a spelling test. They will work at their own pace through the Year3/4 word list and then on to the Year 5/6 word list.
Whole class guided reading will take place four times a week, including shared reading aloud, comprehension and dictionary skills.
Short handwriting lessons will take place four times a week to practice the cursive handwriting style.
We have short daily SPaG practice using Active English cards and activities.