Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School


Monday 18th January

To plan a setting description

In this lesson, you will step inside Sherlock's office at 221b Baker Street and finally see what lies behind the mysterious front door. You will develop your knowledge of clauses and phrases, and generate descriptive vocabulary about Sherlock's office.


Tuesday 19th January

To write a setting description (Part 2)

In this lesson, you will be learning about complex sentences, reading a model write, adding to your vocab mind maps from last lesson and writing your description of Sherlock's office.


Wednesday 20th January

To develop understanding of the key characters

In this lesson, you will learn about and generate descriptive vocabulary (including show-not-tell) for the main characters.


Thursday 21st January

To investigate suffixes: Past and present​​​​​​​

In this lesson, we will explore the rules associated with adding the suffixes -ed and -ing. 10 spelling words will be explained and set to learn.


Friday 22nd January

To explore complex sentences​​​​​​​

In this lesson, we will learn about clauses, main clauses, subordinate clauses, subordinating conjunctions and how to structure complex sentences.

‘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’