Sentence Openers – Fiction / Non-Fiction

Please read the following sentences and add an appropriate sentence opener. 

  1. The man trudged slowly along the long winding road.
  2. The light trickled through the open window like liquid gold.
  3. The black cat purred contentedly as it lay on a soft brown sofa.
  4. The rabbit gnawed at its carrot ravenously as it sat in its hutch.
  5. I went to school yesterday, but today I was ill so I stayed in bed.
  6. She called the boy’s name softly, before leaving the room.
  7. He climbed cautiously up the steep slope and gazed at the magnificent scenery below.
  8. James didn’t like broccoli; he didn’t like cauliflower; nor did he like carrots and he most certainly didn’t like sprouts!
  9. Isabelle was very tired, so tired that she could hardly keep her eyes open and her head began to droop.
  10. Charlotte was painting a lovely picture when the lights went out and she began to scream.

Once completed use the following non-fiction sentence starters and create your own sentences. 

  • This article will . . .
  • The purpose of this article is to . . .
  • The information presented will . . .
  • This article is designed to . . .
  • The following information . . .
  • I will try to . . .
  • I will attempt to . . .
  • It can be difficult to . . . so . . .

British Science Week

 British Science Week 2017

As part of British Science Week 2017, the children at The Valley Primary School will be taking part in a range of fun activities and experiments.

I would like to know about your favourite science experiment and what you learned.

 Can the tell me who these people are and why they are so important?

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Espresso Coding

Espresso Coding

Class 4x have just started coding using Espresso Coding. Although we have had some technical issues, each student is becoming more confident in using the app.

Please comment to say what you have learned about coding throughout the lesson.

Questions to think about:

  • What is a variable?
  • What is coding?
  • What does programming mean?