Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School


Monday 11th January

Lesson 4: To identify the C and S features of an opening scene

In this lesson, we will explore the opening scene, generating vocabulary to describe the sounds and the setting. We will also use our new vocabulary to begin to write descriptive sentences about the setting.


Tuesday 12th January

Lesson 5: To develop a rich understanding of words associated with water

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


Wednesday 13th January

Lesson 6: To generate precise adverbs and verbs to describe the opening scene

In this lesson, we will revise the role of adverbs and focus on the importance of choosing precise adverbs. We will practise this skill and then move on to identify precise verbs and adverbs to describe the action in the opening scene. we will use these verbs and adverbs to write ambitious sentences.







Thursday 13th January

Lesson 7: Inference and deduction using an excerpt from How to Train Your Dragon

In this lesson you will read the excerpt from How to Train your Dragon (attached) and answer questions about the characters based on the information you have gathered from the text. What does your character look like? How do they act? Where can you find evidence of this in the text?

Friday 15th January

Lesson 8: To plan and write the first part of an opening scene

In this lesson, we will plan and write the first part of our opening scene. We will review any vocabulary generated in previous lessons and apply this in our writing today.

‘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’