Monthly Archives: April 2015

What is a bug?

Hi Year 4

We would love you to tell us what you know about insects in general. How do you know if something is an insect? What must they have? What don’t they have?

Please reply and try to use the following in your comment: your opinion, extra information about specific bugs, starting a sentence with a simile, preposition (e.g. underneath).

Looking forward to your reply.

Mrs Cooper

Bugtastic Facts

What do you know about the insect that you have dressed up as?  We would love to hear all about the amazing facts the bugtastic guidethat you have learnt about your insect.  the bugtastic guide

My wish is for you to include the following when you are writing:

  • capital letters and full stops (use the shift button – the arrow that is pointing up to get a capital version of the letter that you are typing)
  • logical organisation
  • connectives
  • bullet points
  • extra information, your personal opinion, questions, warnings, reminders
  • start a sentence with a simile
  • short sentences
  • prepositions (beneath, below…)
  • conditionals (would, should, could)
  • comparative/superlative adjectives

You could also include the following to make your writing even more interesting:

  • metaphors, personification & onomatopopoeia
  • modifiers (e.g. very large, quite slowly…)
  • dashes, colons

If you don’t know much about the insect that you have dressed up as then take a look at the following websites, they might give you some good ideas.  http://www.bugfacts.net/insects.php, http://www.pestworldforkids.org/pest-guide/

Looking forward to reading your ‘Bugtastic Fact Files’.

Mrs J

Which bug are you?

As you know we are dressing up as ‘bugs’ on Monday 27th April.  We were wondering “Which ‘bug’ are you?”. Write an explanation letting us know what you are planning on dressing up as and why.

I’ve got my costume all sorted – can you guess what I am going to bee?

Mrs Cooper

Easter Holiday News!

Hi everyone!

I hope you have had a super Easter break. I saw lots of mine and Mr.Cooper’s family in the first week, then went on holiday the second week. We took the baby to the beach with her bucket and spade, Bridlington on a steam train and the Sealife Centre in Scarborough. We liked looking at the jellyfish, seahorses and turtles. I’d like you to tell me about any interesting places you have visited over the holidays, why did you enjoy it so much?

Looking forward to seeing you all on Monday for swimming!

Mrs Cooper.

Pre-learning Task – Habitats

habitats

We would like to know what you know about habitats.  Please share your ideas on our blog, here are some questions to get you thinking:

  • What is a habitat?
  • What type of habitats do you know about?
  • Where might you find the habitats that you know about?
  • Who lives in those habitats?

Looking forward to reading your ideas.

Mrs B, Mrs C & Mrs J