Welcome to April Truro class blog!
We have really enjoyed being back together this week and doing lots of new learning.
In English, we have been learning our new class text 'The Girl and the Fox'. The story is about a girl who looks after her families hens. When a mysterious fox starts killing her family’s livestock, a young girl sets out to track the sly creature. What results is a series of encounters that turns the very notion of survival on its head—an examination of how one’s enemy can quickly become one’s saviour.
The story is a narrative and also a fable, fables are stories that have a moral. We looked at these features of our text:
Adjective (rule of three)
We have created our very own story maps to help us remember the story. Here are some of our amazing story maps:
This term we are learning about different artists and looking at the work they are famous for. This week we have been learning about Katsushika Hokusai and his artwork. He is famous for many different piece of art work and creates his art through different media, such as; painting and printmaking.
This week we have focused on his piece of art the 'Two Fish' by Katsushika Hokusai.
We have used charcoal to create our own interpretation of Hokusai's work. We had to think carefully about how lightly or hard to press the charcoal to get the result we want.