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Each day there will be a live lesson at 11:00am. This will be a mixture between writing, reading, vocabulary and SPAG lessons. The teacher will guide you through each lesson and then be available to help you if you need. If you need help outside of the live lesson, please write on the blog. 


Lessons will be uploaded the night before we go through them.

Swing of Change - ESMA 2011

Here is the full film that we have been watching and using in our online lessons.

We are going to be continuing our work on 'Swing of Change' for the final week of online learning. It's great to see you enjoying the film and the lessons around it! 
We are going to pause on our work on Northern Lights until we are back in school. For the next few weeks, we are going to be focusing on a short film and using a range of genres of writing linked to the film. Today we are going to focus on using descriptive language to make comparisons.
Today we are going to begin our newspaper report shared write. You should have read chapter 5 before this lesson. Please find the link for the chapter in Friday 5th resources below. 

Nicole Kidman as Mrs. Coulter in the Golden Compass HQ - Part 1

This was the video clip we used in the live lesson as evidence 1.

Today we are going to be looking at how to use speech in newspaper reports. 
We are going to be looking at the difference between facts and opinions. 
In today's lesson, we will be looking at how we write an introduction for a newspaper report using the 5 W's. 
Today we will begin to look at the features of a newspaper reports by starting with headlines. 
Today you are going to be marking your character description from yesterdays lesson. 
Apologies that this was not uploaded before the lesson. There was an issue with uploading it to the website. 
We are learning to plan our own character description.
We are going to be using more of our inference skills today and justifying our reasons for our thoughts. 
Today is the last lesson we will spend writing our Lord Asriel character description.
We will be continuing to write our character description on Lord Asriel. 
In this lesson, we are going to be starting our shared write on Lord Asriel. We will begin by writing the introduction together.
Today we are going to be revising our knowledge and understanding on how to use commas in a variety of ways.
This lesson will focus on character portrayals and we will be exploring how the author portrays Lord Asriel in different extracts from the text.
In this lesson, we will be introducing our new text 'Northern Lights' by Philip Pullman.

Today we are going to be self-assessing our character descriptions we wrote on Wednesday. You can download and print the tick sheet if you can or would like, but there is no expectation to do this. 


You also have a Spellzone task that has been set for you. Please log on and complete the task. The expectation is to complete this by Monday mornings English lesson. We will be checking!

In today's lesson, we will be looking at a good example of a character description and identifying the features of a character description. 


If you can, print out the Goodnight Mr Tom description and blank success criteria. If you can't print, then don't worry! You will be able to create your own versions in the lesson. 

In this lesson, we will be working together to plan a description about a character.
This lesson will focus on the next set of the Year 5 and 6 common exception words. This is continuing from the work we started in school before the holidays.