We are learning about figurative language. Today we watched some YouTube clips about metaphors, similes and personification. We also listened to a catchy song about similes and metaphors. Here they are;
Why do good writers use figurative language in their texts?
Can you give some good examples of figurative language?
Congratulations to 6K for winning W.P.S. first competition!
‘The class with the most consent forms returned by the end of the second week of term 2.’
They will receive a book and poster for their class and a bookmark and PRC sticker label for each student.
6K have 19 students entered so far and have shown themselves to be great leaders and role models for the rest of our school in accepting this reading challenge. Well done.
Well done also to all of our entrants. 170 students have entered which is a huge increase on last year.
You can still enter the challenge. All you need to do is bring your signed consent form back.
More consent forms are available in the library.
The next competition is;
Write one or two sentences and draw a picture about a favourite book you have read and logged online in the challenge. Make sure you include the title of the book, your name and class and give it to your teacher.
Entries will be put up on the wall in the library and a prizes will be given each week during the month of May. We hope to see lots of entries.
How did World War 1 actually start? You may be surprised at the actions that lead to the ‘Great War’ (another name for World War 1). you are to click on the link below:
World War 1 and read how the Great War began. After reading this information, you need to use your knowledge of Summarising and using the graphic organiser below you are to complete your Sumarising work to demonstrate your understanding of the text.
This innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak turns any reader into a comedian.
You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how the book works; Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . . . . . BLORK or BLUURF!