Tag Archives: literacy

Telling stories….

Today we have been retelling the story of the Awomgalema Tree. We have used our amazing story maps to help us tell the story. It has been a challenge to remember all the animals in the story but with lots of practice we can tell the story really well. Can you retell a story you enjoy?

Writing sentences….

Today we have been using our adjectives to write super sentences about different fruits from the Awomgalema Tree. These fruits included pineapples, watermelons and coconuts. What sentence would write about these fruits?

Retelling The Enormous Turnip using Mighty Writer.

We have been very busy today retelling Traditional story ‘The Enormous Turnip’. This is linking with our farming and countryside award as we are planting turnip seeds and eating turnip as it is an autumn vegetable. We have to remember how our story starts, what happens in the middle and how it ends.

Can you retell the story of ‘The Enormous Turnip’?


Facts About Sheep.

Today we have been discussing all the facts we know about the sheep we saw at Cardingmill Valley. We then wrote all our facts down. What facts do you know about sheep?



Today we have been writing a recount of our visit to Cardingmill Valley. We used our photos to help us and made sure to order what happened, using temporal connectives so it made sense and used adjectives so it was … Continue reading

Dinosaur Roar

Today we had two special visitors from year 5. We went into the library and listened to the story ‘Dinosaur Roar,’ by Paul & Henrietta Strickland, read by our friends form year 5. We really enjoyed it.

What’s your favourite story?

Kind Words

Today in the afternoon class one made their own little personal posters where they drew a colourful picture of them and their friends. The children then annotated the drawing saying kind words about them.

What kind things could you say about your friends?


Natural Materials

Some of the children in class 1 went out and in their activity they used natural materials to spell out their own names, the children used Sticks, stones, flowers and even mud. They had to think about the letter formation … Continue reading


Today class one have been looking at instructions and what they mean. All of class one had 2 or more instructions, they carried out the instructions and ordered them into what they did first and second.

What do you follow instructions for?



Today class 1 have been learning instructions, the children had a set of instructions to follow in a certain order. The children made sure to listen so they didn’t miss anything, they hopped, skipped, stood on one leg and started … Continue reading