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19/10/2017 - Writing Eyewitness Recounts

The Iron Man


During the first half term of Year 4, we have been reading the fantastic novel 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes. We have explored everything that Hogarth (one of the main characters) witnessed on the night that he spotted the Iron Man for the very first time. 


To end our topic, we had to write in first person as Hogarth and turn all of his sightings into an eyewitness recount. We had to stick to the facts and leave any opinions out! 


Do you want to know more about the Iron Man? Read some of our work below to find out more...