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Cycle Two 2020 - 2021

In the first two weeks, we will be sharing the story Here We Are which is a whole school text about coming together. 

 

During Autumn term 1 in English, we have been reading Cloudland and writing our own stories with a fantasy setting. 

We have also been reading Camille and the Sunflowers and will be writing our own biographies of Vincent Van Gough. 

 

During Autumn term 2, we have been reading the story Hurricane and writing our own adventure stories. We have also been reading the story The Last Tree and writing persuasive letters about deforestation. We will be including a poetry unit with a Christmas focus.

 

During Spring term 1, we have been exploring stories from a different culture by reading the myth of Romulus and Remus and writing our own Roman myths.  We have also been writing non-chronological reports linked to our Roman topic.

 

During Spring term 2 , we will be sharing the story Escape from Pompeii and will be writing our own stories with historical settings. We will also be writing our own newspaper reports about a volcanic eruption. 

Cycle Two Texts

Cycle One 2019 - 2020

During Autumn term 1 in English, we have been reading Rainbow Fish to the Rescue and writing our own stories with PSHE issues. We have also been writing non-chronological reports about our own sea creatures.

 

During Autumn term 2, we have been reading The Diabolical Mr. Tiddles and writing our own stories with dilemmas. We have also been writing recounts in role as Mr. Tiddles.

 

During Spring term 1, we have been reading Pandora's Box and writing our own story from another culture.  We have also been writing newspaper articles inspired by Pandora's Box.

 

During Spring term 2, we have been reading the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur and writing our own story with a historical setting. We have also been writing our own explanations of our 'mythical beast traps'.

 

During Summer term 1, we have been reading the story The King of Space and writing our own stories with a fantasy setting. We have also been exploring persuasive writing by creating our own Choco-Goo adverts.

 

During Summer Term 2, we plan to use the story Stone Age Boy and to also enjoy reading and writing poems.

Cycle Two texts

'From tiny acorns, great forests grow.'
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