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Third Class Roald Dahl Study

                Over the last month, third class have been studying some of the works of Roald Dahl. Rather than the usual approach of the whole class reading and responding to the same novel, we decided to try a theme based approach to explore the novels. The class was divided into 3 groups with each group reading a
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The Story of Cinderella

We are doing some work on the story of Cinderella this week. Here is a nice animated version of the story to look at.

Elmer the Elephant

We read a story about Elmer the Elephant. Elmer was different from the other elephants because he was lots of colours. So he covered himself in blackberry juice to make himself look like the other elephants. But then the rain came and washed off all the blackberry juice. All the elephants then made themselves all different colours and then Elmer covered himself in blackberry
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The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Emperor’s New Clothes is an old story. It was written by Hans Christian Andersen, a storyteller from Denmark. The story was good fun. The story was about an Emperor who liked clothes. Two mysterious people came into the village. They went into the Emperor’s castle and they told the Emperor that they could make the finest cloth in the village. The Emperor gave
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Story Brainstorming

We do brainstorming every Tuesday and Wednesday with Mrs. Timoney and Mr. Quinn. This week we did the brainstorming in groups and pairs. Then we did mind maps. The title of the mind map was “The Lost Treasure”. For homework we did a mind map for a story called “The Hungry Fox”. Mind maps are some pictures that make up a story. You use
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Hans Christian Andersen

In January we started reading Hans Christian Andersen stories like “The Ugly Duckling”, “The Emeror’s New Clothes”, “The Little Match Girl”, “The Princess and the Pea” and “The Little Nightingale”. We really enjoyed them and we would like to read some more. We would like to tell you about “The Emperor’s New Clothes”. The Emperor’s New Clothes is about an Emperor who loves new
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