St John's C of E Primary School

"Use your God-given gifts to serve others." 1 Peter 4: 10


Focus text: How Bees make Honey - Explanation writing


  1. LO: To identify the features of an explanation text

In the lesson, we are going to learn about the features of explanation texts, such as the way they are organised and their language features.



2. LO: To explore compound words

In this lesson, we will explore compound words. We will learn what they are and look at some examples. 10 spelling words will be explained and set to learn. Come to register with 3 compound words (different to the ones in the video). Practise the set spelling words in the video using your spelling strategies. Bring this to register with you.



3. LO: To explore using apostrophes for plural possession

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to use apostrophes to show possession for plural nouns.




4. LO: To understand and sequence how bees make honey

In this lesson, we are going to learn how bees make honey and order each part of the process. You can draw simple pictures or diagrams to illustrate the sequence.



5. LO: To develop a rich understanding of words associated with trying hard

In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.