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Peasants, Princes and Pestilence

This half term, Year 5 have thoroughly enjoyed learning about our topic- in particular the plague.

 

We have looked in detail at how the plague spread and the symptoms people suffered from. 

 

In English we have been reading a Macbeth adaptation by Andrew Matthews. Everyone has really enjoyed the battle and dark nature of the story. Many of the class have also enjoyed exploring a range of other Shakespeare adaptation in class and home reading. 

 

We rewrote the opening of Macbeth from Macbeth's point of view.