This week, we have been learning all about Tutankhamun and the amazing discovery of his tomb. We looked at different sources of information to piece together what his life was like and wrote biographies on him in English.
This week, we finished our flashbacks about ‘The Piano’ – a sad tale of an old man reflecting on his life. We discussed using emotive language and building description to engage the reader and add depth to our work.
Here are some extracts we would like to share with you:
This week, we have been planning our Ancient Egyptian artwork and designing our own beautiful amulets. We investigated the cloisonne technique before designing our own work. We used hieroglyphics from Ancient Egyptian times to plan and create our amulets, with each hieroglyph meaning something different.
This week, we have been working on writing an exciting action scene. We have taken inspiration from the book to help us write some exciting and engaging extracts with a selection of ambitious vocabulary.
We have included some extracts below for you to enjoy.
This week, we have been looking at false information on the internet and how to detect credible information. We have been investigating different sources of information and how to look for clues which indicate whether or not it can be trusted!
We are collaborating on our own articles using Google Drive to write, edit and share using our emails, ensuring that we alter our privacy settings beforehand.