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English

Wonder

 

This term we are reading the book, 'Wonder' by RJ Palacio. We are enjoying reading a story who has a main character who is the same age as us. It is teaching us about respect and treating others around us well, no matter what.

 

We will be  reading widely and accessing different types of text, e.g. poetry, non-fiction and different genres of fiction. We will be working on answering questions based on fact retrieval, inference and deduction skills, word meanings in different contexts and comparison questions.

 

We will also be looking at a variety of vocabulary in our grammar, punctuation and spelling lessons, such as: 

- Semi-colons,

- Colons,

- Subordinating and Co-ordinating conjunctions,

- Brackets, dashes and commas for parenthesis,

- Figurative language including: personification, similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia and hyperboles.

 

We are aiming to be reading our reading books at least three times every week!

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