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Limerick

November 15th, 2017 · 8 Comments · English, General News, Learning Habits, Year 4

This week in English, the Fantastic 4 are scrutinizing features of poetry and experimenting with expressive rhyme and rhythm. A limerick is a humorous poem consisting of five lines. The first, second, and fifth lines must have seven to ten syllables while rhyming and having the same verbal rhythm. The third and fourth lines only have to have […]

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Haiku

November 15th, 2017 · 3 Comments · English, General News, Learning Habits, Year 4

This week in English, the Fantastic 4 are scrutinizing features of poetry and experimenting with expressive rhyme and rhythm. In particular, a Haiku (俳句) is a very short form of Japanese poetry. It is typically characterized by three lines of seventeen syllables in total (five, seven, and five) while traditionally evoking images of the natural world.

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Performance Poetry

November 8th, 2017 · 9 Comments · English, General News, Learning Habits, Year 4

Today the Fantastic 4 were truly FANTASTIC in their ‘best of bold’ deliveries during the annual Performance Poetry competition, in both the Class and individual Solo and Duet categories.

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The Minions go on a Cubs outing to the Museum of English Rural Life

October 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment · English, General News, Learning Habits, Year 4

a creative story written by James, 4E On a Thursday evening in late September, the Shinfield Cubs went to the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading.  The minions thought it would be fun to join this outing and the Cub leaders were replaced with Dru and Gru for the evening.

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Woof and Mia

October 5th, 2017 · 12 Comments · English, General News, Learning Habits, Year 4

a short story by Harriette, 4E One peaceful day Woof and Mia were playing in Windsor Great Park. Woof is Mia’s little puppy. They were happily strolling along when, suddenly, a sheep ran in their path. “Baa” bleated the sheep “I am Chris, nice to meet you “, then he ran off into the distance.

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Holme Grange vs St George’s

September 25th, 2017 · 8 Comments · English, General News, Outdoors, Sport, Year 4

intrepid sports reporting by Noah, 4H Holme Grange hosted St George’s and tried to bounce back on that defeat to Waverly School.

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“The Evil Teacher”

September 20th, 2017 · 22 Comments · English, General News, PSHCE, Year 4

a creative & collaborative poem by Millicent and Effie, 4E  We had an evil teacher, As evil as can be, She locked us in the room, Without breakfast, lunch or tea.

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PIG’S POTTERY PROJECT

September 12th, 2017 · 6 Comments · English, General News, Year 4

a creative story by Millicent, 4E Once there was a small pottery pig, who lived on the shelf of the Market Pottery Place. Like all the other pottery figures, he longed to have colour. All they did every day was sit very still, hoping that someone would come along and pick them of the shelves. […]

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Let’s go fly a kite

June 22nd, 2017 · 3 Comments · English, General News, Geography, Outdoors, Sport, Year 4

“With tuppence for paper and strings You can have your own set of wings With your feet on the ground You’re a bird in flight With your fist holding tight To the string of your kite Let’s go fly a kite…”

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Where the Wild Things Are

May 17th, 2017 · No Comments · English, General News, Geography, Learning Habits, Outdoors, Year 4

“There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen…Let the wild rumpus start!” – Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), an American illustrator and writer of children’s books

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