Our reading book this term is a mystery novel set in modern-day Britain. Laura Marlin is sent to Cornwall to live with her uncle in a small, sleepy town by the sea. But life is St Ives is not as quiet Laura thinks it will be, and she soon finds herself embroiled in adventures, intrigue and danger!
Welcome to Dead Man's Cove!
As part of our focus on Black History Month, our reading this term begins with a week studying poetry by black authors. We are looking at poems that reference the cultural heritage of the poets and considering the rich imagery used to engage the reader.
Our main text this term links to our new topic, which asks the question: What impact did the Anglo-Saxons have?
We are reading non-fiction texts for some background information, before launching ourselves into the blood and thunder of Beowulf! This ancient saga has been retold for children by Michael Morpurgo, so prepare to gasp in horror and amazement as brave warriors battle with ancient monsters.......