Year 4 East Midlands 2017
Submission by Springfield Primary School, Derby
Hurricane Haiku by Springfield Primary School
Springfield Primary School's Class 4's Reading Gladiators created a haiku poem on the Hurricane text. We have been learning how to write haiku poems this week so the Reading Gladiators were keen to apply what they have learnt! In addition they use some actions to recite their poem. The poem goes:
Fierce, dangerous wind
Misty weather is coming
Swaying trees tonight.
I'm very proud of their enthusiasm! They had about twenty minutes to write and perform their poem!
Submission by Griffydam Primary School
The Boy, the Bird and the Coffin Maker
Our Reading Gladiators thought that it would be a great idea for them to work with the rest of their class on story boarding the story. Each Gladiator was responsible for one part and had to talk to their group about it, using the text to help them. We were really impressed by the level of detail that each group put into their part of the story board and the small details that were so important to the plot. The activity encouraged our Gladiators to have confidence in summarising information as well as leading their team. As their teacher, it was brilliant to watch.
Our Questions for Lisa Thompson
Y4 Springfield Reading Gladiators questions to ask Lisa Thompson. I was particularly impressed with questions, one, six and ten! They thought very carefully about their questions!
Goldfish Boy Mini Challenge
Y4’s at Springfield Primary thought of some great questions to ask Lisa Thompson!
The Goldfish Boy
Y4 Springfield Reading Gladiators working hard on identifying Matthew’s inner and outer feelings! We are loving this book!
Our Shared Hurricane Poem
Our Y4 Gladiators captured the feelings of the characters in Hurricane through their shared poem.
Griffydam Gladiators thought of as many questions as they could after just looking at the cover of ‘Hurricane’. We were particularly interested in why the cat was so angry!
Y4 Springfield Reading Gladiators
Our Y4 Reading Gladiators are very excited to start their first book!! @SpringfieldPri1
Exploring Isaiah’s Point of View
Our Gladiators thought about how Isaiah felt about the human characters in the story. Here they are and they are REALLY getting into character!
The Day I Got Lost
Gladiator Phoebe drew a picture and wrote about a time when she got lost and how she felt. She really empathised with Isiah, the mouse in our story.