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St William of York Catholic Primary School



Our class novel is Private Peaceful by Michael Murpurgo. We will also be reading Rose Blanche and through these texts, studying war poetry and persuasive texts. Written work derived from this will include:

  • Recount
  • Diary entries
  • Poetry
  • Persuasive writing
  • Narrative
  • Explanation

Throughout the units taught, the children will revise previous concepts learned and will also be taught the following basic skills:

Active and passive voice, cohesion, formal and informal speech, question tags, synonyms and antonyms, clauses, proofreading, semi-colons and colons.

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