Monthly Archives: March 2016

Understanding a minor character

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This morning Miss Cash and Miss Edward’s group have been using the Michael Morpurgo version of the Pied Piper to help us understand the Robert Browning poem from the perspective of a minor character. How do. You think the little boy felt when the rats arrived? How did he feel when the rats disappeared?

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Journey to the River Sea

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This week we have started reading ‘Journey to the River Sea’ by Eva Ibbotson as part of our new topic about South America. This afternoon we have been thinking about what Maia (the main character) might have been able to see when looking out of her new window.

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Targets

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In Year 6 Maths and English lessons we have been checking our targets to make sure that we are meeting them. These are the targets for the end of Year 6. What have you achieved this term? What would you like to work on next term?

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Persuading the Mayor of Hamelin

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Today we pretended to be the Pied Piper receiving a letter from the Mayor of Hamelin, saying that he would not be paying him for ridding the town of the rats. We decided to write a persuasive (and little bit angry) reply, asking for the money. Can you spot any persuasive techniques that we have used?

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