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But before you do that, let us tell you all about a few subjects which will feature our new local history topic 'Why is Lindisfarne called Holy Island?'. This will include learning about the Christian Conversion focusing on the lives of Monks who lived there. We will look at how the land was used then and compare it to how it is used nowadays, linking to our key priority of 'Locational Knowledge'. We will also learn about Anglo Saxon Kingdoms and settlements.
Our Art/DT topic will investigate how Anglo Saxon art was made through the use of tye dye, weaving and block printing. We also link our topic to literacy, which incorporates lots of genres of writing.
Have you read 'The Explorer' by Katherine Rundell or 'Beowulf?'. They are well worth a read!
Here in Year 4 we are trying to be inquisitive and resilient learners who are empowered to learn. The short poem below best demonstrates that...
If you always try your best
Then you'll never have to wonder
About what you could have done
If you'd summoned all your thunder
And if your best
Was not as good
As you hoped it would be,
You still could say,
"I gave today
All that I had in me."
From Suzie Bitner was Afraid of the Drain by Barbara Vance
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