At the end of last term we embarked on our myths and legends topic. As it is the first time I have taught in year 5 and as the children cover the Greeks and a lot of legends related to mythology in Year 4, I turned as ever to twitter for help and inspiration. The [...]
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This is one of my favourite books and now that I am working in Year 5 means that I get to work with the children on it. I have to say that the children absolutely loved the book and worked hard on a range of subject over two weeks. Primarily our work was Literacy based [...]
This term in Year 5 we are looking at the topic of Space. Over the summer holidays I discovered the author Oliver Jeffers and his beautiful picture book – The way back home. The illustrations are just delightful as can be seen below: We used this text as a basis for our Literacy work at [...]
Loading the game for the third day – talk amongst the class was all still of what has happened to Ashley’s mum! We rejoined Ashley on the bus – as she steps off the bus, she gets hit from behind by a mysterious figure, we see a car drive away and Ashley running off after [...]
I am Senior Teacher/ICT co-ordinator at Oakdale Junior School. I am passionate about using ICT and games based learning in school. The views expressed here are my own and not those of my employer.