English - Autumn
Our whole school English learning kicks off this year with a beautiful picture book entitled ‘Tell Me a Dragon’, which is written by Jackie Morris. With its stunning illustrations, it will be a fantastic stimulus for lots of excellent topic and English work.
In our English lessons, we will begin by creating our own dragon life cycle explanation texts for our very own dragons! We will then move on to exploring Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Just So Stories’ before creating our own classical fiction in this same style.
Later on in the term, we will then be marking Black History Month with a poetry unit, before writing diary entries in role as famous explorer Ernest Shackleton and planning and creating our own ‘Hansel and Gretel’ inspired narratives.
Alongside our English learning, we will be deepening our grammatical understanding by revising key SPAG concepts, from a variety of punctuation to word classes and tenses.