Spencer Silver, by Isabelle

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We researched Spencer Silver as part of Science Week, can you share a fact about him?

Spencer Silver, by Brooklyn May

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Can you share a fact about Spencer Silver?

Show not tell sentences

We have been practising writing show not tell sentences in literacy.

Show not tell sentences are when you describe a character’s actions and body language to describe their mood or feelings rather than using words like angry, upset or shocked.

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So instead of writing the Mad Hatter was sad, you could write

One tear slowly ran down the Mad Hatter’s face as he stared at the floor.

Can you describe one of the characters above using a show not tell sentence?


Postcard Delivery

We’ve had some very exciting news…

Mr Webb and Room Three have posted on their blog to say that our postcards have arrived. All the way in New Zealand on the other side of the world.

They’ve blogged some photographs of themselves, our postcards and the volcano, Mount Taranki, in the background.

Can you see Mount Taranki on the map? Do the live on North Island or South Island?

Click HERE to visit their class blog.

The Hogwarts Sound Collector

Today we have been adapting the Sound Collector poem and giving it a magical Hogwarts twist.

We all started with the same opening stanza, then we wrote our own stanzas.

Can you share your favourite line from your poem?

A stranger called at Hogwarts this morning

Dressed all in black and grey

Put every sound into a bag

And carried them away.

The Stone Age

Can you share a fact on our Padlet or leave a comment about our new topic?

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Natural Disasters , by Olivia

Natural Disasters

The natural disasters that may occur are volcanoes , Earthquakes , Tsunamis and Tornadoes . Volcanoes are a mountain that shoots out hot lava . Earthquakes are were the earth rapidly shakes and causes a distruption  . Tsunamis are a huge wave that is very very  strong . Tornadoes are a large gust of wind that swurls round and  sucks things in .


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?

Natural Disasters, by Thomas

Natural Disaster

This report will tell you all about the natural disasters from volcanoes , earthquakes and tornadoes. Before making up your mind which is the biggest natural disaster you will need to read this report.

What happens when a volcano is formed?

When a volcano is forming you should be able to feel heat under your feet , see a little lump in the ground and it could be anywhere. The pressure builds up from under ground making a lumpy shape on top. There are 3 stages of a volcano active , dormant and extinct. Active is where it could erupt any second. dormant means it won’t erupt for 1000 years and extinct means it will never erupt again.

How do plates create an earthquake?

To create an earthquake the plates start rubbing against each other and over each other and finally  a split creates a big push on the Earth’s crust which keeps repeating which shakes the ground. An earthquake can last for several seconds or an hour.

How is a tornado formed?

A tornado is formed by when the hot air meets the cold air , there can be rain , thunder and lightening. Lots of big clouds role in and a little funnel appears. It gets bigger but thinner , tornadoes are measured F1 , F2 , F3 , F4 and F5.


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?

Why is earth so angry by Freya

Why is the earth so angry?

This text is all about earthquakes , volcanoes and tornados . All of them are very dangerous but people don’t do anything to cause them. they are called natural disasters.

What happens when a volcano is formed.

A volcano is formed when there is a crack in the earths tectonic plates and the crack gets bigger and pressure starts to form. The pressure  gets so intense and the magma bursts out in an eruption . whilst the magmais still pooring out.


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?

Why is the Earth so angry? by Amelia

Why is the Earth so angry?

Volcanos tornados and Earthquakes are the Earth’s natural disasters which are worse than you think. Did you know disasters are located in the ring of fire?


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?



Why is the earth so angry? By George

A volcano is formed by magma building up in layers in the earths crust also if there is to much temptation in the build up then it will be a horrific, ruining exploit and be critical chances of us not surviving this devilsome disaster.


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?

Why is the world so angry? by Ewan

A volcano is a hill made of rock,however  it can make a crack  in the tectonic plats and makes it erupt. They can erupt and destroys the role city  with balling ash.

Volcans get bigger and bigger and bigger every time  they erupt ,however they can be bigger then a skyscraper. there is to different erupts.


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?

How is a Tornado formed by Keira

How is a tornado formed?

A Tornado is formed by the hot air meeting the cold air. It  forms  a big cloud called collomoninbus . That cloud causes a big thunder storm and a load of wind swirls around .


Can you find any features of an explanation text in my writing?