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Class Three- Instruction writing

06 Jun 2024

In our theme lessons we have been learning about ancient Maya. This has been a super topic, one which the children have engaged really well with. We are nearing the end of the unit and the children have already produced some fantastic work.
 
This week we would like to share our instructions we have written on how to play the game of Pok-A-Tok. This learning has allowed us to combine History, English and PE together in order to successfully explain to someone else what Pok-a-Tok is and how to play it.
 
The first thing we did was carry out some independent research into what the game is, its history and the rules of the game. We watched videos so we could see it being played, then we played it for ourselves. 
 
This allowed us to understand the steps and the rules more clearly. We spent time thinking of the features our instructions would need and from this created a plan of how our work would look and what things we would include. Then came the time to write. We all worked independently and produced some super sets of instructions. The final step on our wiring journey was it edit our work. This is a tricky skill but one which we have worked really hard over the course of this year.
 
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There are lots of dates coming up this half term. Some involve the whole class others are dates just for the Year 6s. Please see the list below. If you have any questions please let us know.
 
 
Monday 24th June- School trip to Buddhist monastery - Y5&6

Tuesday 25th June- Newswise workshop in school - Y5&6

 
Thursday 27th June - Sports Day - Y5&6

 
Wednesday 3rd July- Nidderdale Secondary School Transition Day- Year 6 
 
Thursday 4th July- Reserve Sports Day
-Y5&6

 
Friday 5th July- Year 6 Leaver’s service at Ripon Cathedral
 
Tuesday 9th July- Year 6 SATs Results Day
 
Wednesday 10th July- Whole school Transition Day, Nidderdale and Outwood Secondary School Transition Days 
 
Monday 15th July- Year 6 Treat Trip to Lightwater Valley
 
Thursday 18th July- Year 6 assembly- Year 6 parents invited 
 
Friday 19th July- Finish at 3pm- Y5&6
 

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