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


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


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


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


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


2g: Identify and explain how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases.

- What does ________ tell you?
- What words help the reader to _______?
- What does this word/phrase _______ tell you about ________?
- What impact does the phrase __________ have on the reader?
- Find and copy words from the paragraph that show it was ________
- Why does the writer use the word/phrase ________?
- What is the effect of ________?
- What does the word _______ tell you about ______?
- Highlight a key phrase or line. By writing a line in this way what effect has the author created?
- The writer uses words like ________to describe _______. What does this tell you about ________?
- What other words/phrases could the author have used?
- What technique has the writer used?
- How are these words effective?
- What do you think the writer meant by ‘________’?
- When the author uses this sort of sentence, what is the impact?
- Why did the author ______?
- Find two words that show __________
- Why has the author used this word/phrase/sentence?
- How does the author create this mood/atmosphere?
- What is the effect of ________?