Year 5

Autumn 2020

Overboard - November 2020

For our second piece of descriptive writing, Year 5 were tasked with completing a first person recount of a character, from our class novel - Kensuke's Kingdom, who fell overboard from his family's yacht.  To succeed, the children used skills taught to enhance description and add detail. 

Tuesday - September 2020

At the start of the year, Year 5 were tasked with writing a descriptive piece after watching a short animation, based on the book Tuesday, by David Wiesner.  Our focus was to enhance description using adverbs, adjectives and varying sentence openers. 


Spring 1 - 2020

The Snowman

During the last week of the autumn term, Year 5 wrote a story based on the Snowman, writing in first person and from the perspective of the child.


A Technical Report

As part of their reading of the Abominables by Eva Ibbotson, Year 5 wrote a technical report about the mountainous area known as Nanvi Dar.



Autumn Term - 2019



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