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  • Headteacher: Mrs A Burton
  • Deputy Headteacher: Mrs L Taylor

English

5B's English page

 

Here you will find out what is happening in our English lessons and the spellings for each week.

 

 

Summer 1 New Topic: Instruction Texts

 

 

Over the couple of weeks we will be looking how to write instruction texts. Within this we will be looking at a number of SPaG areas in our new SPaG flash sessions at the start of our longer lessons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

Check out these brilliant fantasy stories for year 5 children to inspire you!

 

 

The Hobbit - JRR Tolkein

Harry Potter Series - J K Rowling

Watership Down - Richard Adams

Northern Lights - Philip Pullman

Dragon Rider - Cornelia Funke

Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer

Mister Monday - Garth Nix

Boy in the Tower - Polly Ho-Yen

The Indian in the Cupboard series - Lynne Reid Banks

Frog Princess - E. D. Baker

Dragon’s Breath - E. D. Baker

The Boggart - Susan Cooper

Dragon books - Cressida Cowell

Harvey Angell - Diana Hendry

Dogsbody - Diana Wynne Jones

A Tale of Time City - Diana Wynne Jones

Skulduggery Pleasant - Derek Landy

Playing with Fire - Derek Landy

The Witch Trade - Michael Molly

The Dog So Small - Phillipa Pearce

Dakota of the White Flats - Philip Ridley

Scribbleboy - Philip Ridley

A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket – Daniel Handler

Muddle Earth - Paul Stewart
 

 

         

Spellings

 

This week's spelling pattern is looking at time adverbials.

 

1.yesterday

2.tomorrow

3.later

4.immediately

5.earlier

6.eventually

7.recently

8.previously

9.finally

10. lately

 

Bonus words for those on Gold:

 

11. excellent 

12. marvellous

 

 

 

Test date: Thursday 23rd  May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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