Autumn term 1
Our reading focus this term is skimming and scanning. We will recap these skills and use them in larger texts to gain a deeper understanding of the text and answer questions using evidence gathered.
To begin our English topics this term we will look at non-chronological reports. We will explore the genre identifying the key features and using them to write our own non-chronological report on our class animal. We will then analyse the features of a letter and recreate our own persuasive letters on an environmental theme using a range of language features. We will use our Rainbow Grammar lessons to improve our writing skills and sentence structure.
Our class reader is ‘The Extraordinary colours of Auden Dare’. We will use this text to develop our skimming and scanning skills.