Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School


Monday 1st February

Lesson 19: To write the second part of a build-up scene

In this lesson, we will write the second section of the build up of 'How to Train Your Dragon'. You will need your plan from Lesson 8 to help you with your writing.



Tuesday 2nd February

Lesson 20: To edit your build-up writing

In this lesson, we will edit our writing from Lessons 6 and 9. We will practise the skills of searching for errors and improving vocabulary choices.



Wednesday 3rd February

Lesson 21: To identify the features of an instructional text

In this lesson, we will look at the features of instructional texts and have a go at identifying some of these features together.


Thursday 4th February

Lesson 22: To investigate suffixes: -al, -ic and -tion, -ity, -ness

In this lesson, we will investigate rules for the suffixes -ic -al and how they change the word class from a noun to an adjective; we will also explore the suffixes -ity, -ness, -tion, which do the reverse and change words from adjectives to nouns.



Friday 5th February

Lesson 23: To revise complex sentences

In this lesson, we revise complex sentences. We review simple and compound sentences and then discuss what a complex sentence is. We review how to punctuate complex sentences. The pupils then have a chance to practise writing 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’