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 in a story
* Planning and writing an alternative ending to a story
In the last 2 weeks of term we will be looking at the film The Polar Express as the 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.