August 26

1. Unit 1

ELEMENTS OF THE NOVEL

As an introduction to our first reading unit in grade 5 we will be focussing on the elements of the novel (characterisation, setting, plot, climax, tone, theme and problem resolution).

Grade 5S students are using their own novels and these have been  selected according to their interest, familiarity with a particular genre, and recommendations. We have set reading partnerships and students are working well as they record their conversations, and their own findings as they read for a purpose and enjoyment.

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  1. ELEMENTS OF THE NOVEL

2. CHARACTERS HAVE LAYERS