Towers, Tunnels and Turrets


We started off our topic by exploring different types of castle and putting them in chronological order.

We worked together in pairs to design our own castle with Mrs Hill. We looked at how castles were built to help us.

Here are are finished castles.

In English Year 1 and 2 have been using Pie Corbett's 'Talk for writing approach to improve our writing. Mrs Hampson read the story of Rapunzel to us. We had to retell the story orally using signs. Mrs Hampson then created a story map and then we had to produce our own. Finally we had to change part of the story.

We used this approach again when we had to remember and retell a report about the Washington- Ridge back dragon. Our task was then to create our own dragon and write a detailed description of it using adjectives and adverbs.