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English Weekly Overview - Biography


Monday:Watch the clip which explains what features a biography text has. Now text mark the Tim Peake example.


Tuesday: Look at powerpoint of your new teacher in Y5.  Make detailed notes on your planning sheet.

You will be using this to help you write a biography of your new class teacher.


Wednesday and Thursday: Use these days to help you write your biography. Keep reminding yourself of the features and your non-negotiables. Your biography needs to be informative and interesting to read. You will also need to use your plan and it may be useful to use the example biography text to help you think of some ideas


Friday: See below

How to Write a Biography

Mrs Wood's Greatest Achievement

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

PLEASE NOTE: for those of you who have already written a biography about Mrs Wood, you could either write another about Mrs Wood or about Miss Stocker.

Wednesday and Thursday

Free-Styling Friday

Every Friday, you can choose what activity you do, it just needs to be based around the stimulus for the week - Biographies. This week, you may choose to write a biography about anyone you choose. Perhaps link it to your afternoon task and write it about someone you are inspired by.


PLEASE NOTE: There will be no zoom lesson today and you will be coming to school to collect your things. 

Last few places left for Reception pupils starting school in September 2023