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Irk Valley Community School

Respect

The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond

Excellence

The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.

Aspiration

The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.

Cooperation

The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.

Happiness

The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

Grammar

Sentence Types.

It is expected that the children should be able to write a variety of texts which include the following four sentence types..

Statements: Statements are sentences which tell you something.  They end with a full stop.

Eg.

When they arrived there were lots of people at the park.

 

Questions: Questions are sentences that ask you something.  They usually end with a question mark.

Eg.

What did you have for lunch?

Useful Modelling Videos.

 

Video modelling plurals - adding 's' and 'es' to words.

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Video modelling adding 'er' and 'est' to words for comparison.

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Video modelling adding the prefix 'un-' to words.

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Grammar Hammer.

We have previously undertaken 'Grammar Hammer' as a weekly test to improve the children Grammar knowledge and understanding, this is now delivered through our English lessons.  Therefore, we have attached a copy of each test for the children to practice at home.

(Answers can be found at the bottom for parents!)

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