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Literacy

Children will:

  • know and understand the features and purposes of explanatory texts, investigating and noting the text, sentence and word level characteristics
    • Read and complete the explanation text comprehensions assigned to them on Studyladder.
  • plan, compose, edit and refine short non-chronological reports and explanatory texts, using reading as a source, focusing on clarity, conciseness and impersonal style
    • ​​​​​​​Read/watch the tutorials/PowerPoints on Explanation texts on Studyladder
    • Complete the planning page provided and write an explanation on 'How a wave forms'.
    • Extension: See 'Writing-Explanation-Extension' folder on Studyladder.
  • know and understand different types of pronouns and the work they do in sentences; person  pronouns: I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they, and  me, you, him, her, it, us, you,  them:  possessive: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, yours, theirs
    • ​​​​​​​Read/watch tutorial on pronouns.
    • Complete pronouns tasks on Studyladder.
  • know and apply prefixes
    • ​​​​​​​Complete tasks on prefixes on Studyladder.