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Instructions

November 22nd, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Birch class we have been taking on the role of  detectives and sorting out which  sentences are instructions and which are sentences from a story. We have key features that we are looking for such as imperative verbs that are  near the beginning of each sentences. These are bossy verbs!         […]

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

November 3rd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

We are continuing our exploration of classic Roald Dahl stories. After completing ‘James and the Giant Peach’, we have now begun to read ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. These children have brought in their own copies of the story so that they can read along too.   If you have a copy at home, please bring […]

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Rainbow Grammar

November 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week in Year 2 we have been working really hard on improving our sentences. We have been identifying adjectives, nouns and verbs. We have been making sure that we include all of these within our sentences.   We have been using our Rainbow Grammar cards to help us with our writing and to remind […]

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Super Readers!

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Birch we have been looking through lots of different information texts. We have been answering questions based on the information in the fact files. We had to read through the fact files very carefully to make sure that we extracted the correct information.   What did you learn from your fact file?  

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Special Delivery

October 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today in Birch class we had a special delivery from the postman.   We have received a special letter from a pair of superheroes that are going to visit our school. These visitors will be coming into school on Thursday 19th October to complete Superhero Training with us.   We would like to encourage all the […]

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Superhero Visitor

October 4th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We have had an exciting day in Year 2. We were lucky enough to be visited by a Superhero. We watched a News Report about a robbery that had taken place, which told us that a superhero was heading to St. Augustines. We prepared lots of questions, making sure that we included our Question Marks.   […]

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Beech Break-in

September 29th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Today in Birch class we became heroes when we had to take care of Beech class. An arch enemy of one of our superhero friends came into school and broke into Beech classroom. They left it in a real mess. The culprit left evidence all over the classroom.    We explored the mess that had […]

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Superhero Dilemma

September 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Today in Birch we were given a selection of Superhero missions that we had to complete. We created dramatic representations of these missions in order to help us solve them.      We worked in teams to decide how we would solve the dilemma whilst taking a moral stance.   Can you remember what your […]

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Word Bingo

September 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

We have got lots of words that we need to learn throughout the duration of our time in Birch. These words are known as common exception words. We surprised Miss Huxley-Worn with how many we already knew. We had a game of Common Exception Word Bingo. The competition was fierce and we were all eager […]

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Japanese Sushi Bar

July 18th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today in Birch Class we have been exploring some key features of Japanese culture. Whilst in our role-play area we discussed some similarities and differences between England and Japan.     It is expected that before entering spaces such as homes and places to eat, that your shoes are removed. When entering the Sushi-bar we […]

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