In English we will be reading the text Tutankhamun to learn about the discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter. From the text we will be writing setting descriptions, newspaper reports and instruction texts.
It is important to read at least 4 times a week at home. We expect for children to bring their school reading book and record into school each day for adults to change their books and for any extra reading opportunities. We understand that children may wish to read other books by an author of their choice, this is fantastic news that children already have a favourite author to read. Keep reading the school books that are given to allow for reading a range of texts along with a book of their choice.
Questions you could ask when reading at home could be:
Reading lots at home also has a really positive impact on the children's writing as they can learn different writing techniques from other authors.