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Story Session

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The children independently read our chosen 'Story Session' book. They read to themselves and aloud to the class using the key reading skills: phrasing, smoothness, expression and pace.

Drawing Inferences

Retrieving and inferring information from Beowulf to draw their own interpretations about what the Mead-hall would be like at certain times.



Drawing scenes from Beowulf
Inference skills to draw scenes

Pupil Reads 


Everyday, time is dedicated to a 'Pupil Read' session so children can have the time to enjoy their reading book which they have chosen from our library. 



Children reading independently
Morning reading sessions

Analysing and Designing Book Covers


After writing our own 200 word stories for our 'We Our Writers' book, we designed a front cover for the school competition and analysed a range book covers that we have read throughout the school year.

Analysing front covers
Designing front covers