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Sharing Our Learning Adventure @ Castel Primary School

23 November

Shape Lesson

You will need this link here for Maths today.

And click here on this link for a reminder of the work we covered today.

13 November

Maths Problem Solving Session

A fantastic session today! Team work, resilience and good mathematical argument.

Link To Problem Solving Video

09 November

The Elbow Coin Grab!

07 November

Grid Method Videos

Some of the pupils have made some guide videos for the grid method for multiplication.

Take a look and see what you think!

01 November

‘Boy Overboard’ – Morris Gleitzman

This week, we have started reading and studying ‘Boy Overboard’ by Morris Gleitzman. In it, there is a character called Yusuf who is football-mad and who has lost a leg in a landmine accident.

Take a look at this picture. How does it make you feel and what does it tell you about the world that some children live in?

27 October
20 October

Creative Writing

6C have done some creative writing trying to include many elements that we have worked on this half term. These include character description, setting description, using powerful, descriptive language and building tension.

Here are some examples:

Hannah’s Writing

Luca’s Writing

Toby’s Writing

Leah-Marie’s Writing

Sophie’s Writing

Joni’s Writing

Harvey’s Writing

Emily’s Writing

20 October
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11 October

Tension and Suspense Writing

This morning, we studied techniques to add tension and suspense to our creative writing. Here are some of our first efforts:

Joni’s Writing

Lucy B’s Writing

Tara’s Writing

Ben’s Writing

Olivia’s Writing

09 October

Building Tension and Suspense

For Wednesday’s lesson…

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