Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School


Monday 11th January

To generate descriptive vocabulary

In this lesson, we will be developing our understanding of what life was like during the Victorian era and mindmapping extra vocabulary to use in our writing lessons. We will also have a specific focus on using prepositional phrases effectively.


Tuesday 12th January

To develop a rich understanding of words associated with cities

In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.


Wednesday 13th January

To develop our knowledge of compound and complex sentences

In this lesson, we will revisit clauses, simple sentences, coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences. We will also apply our knowledge by writing a range of simple and compound sentences using different coordinating conjunctions.


Thursday 14th January

To practise and apply knowledge of homophones, including test

In this lesson, we will recap what a homophone is, revisit the 10 spelling words set and learn a spelling practice strategy. The 10 spelling words will also be tested at the end.


Friday 15th January

To write a setting description (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will bring together all of our learning so far to write the first paragraph of our setting description.


‘Children are captivated by their learning’, ‘The well-being of pupils is at the heart of the school’, ‘School is a calm place - pupils are polite, courteous and well-mannered’