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What can we learn from Michael Morpurgo?

Children will critically evaluate Michael Morpurgo’s themes, characters, and writing style.  They will learn to make connections between the author’s life and work. They should make personal connections between their own experiences and those of Michael and  his characters.
Micheal Morpurgo Biography
As part of our author study, the children researched Michael Morpurgos life. They used important information to create a timeline of events in preparation for writing a biography about him.
ART - Using a grid to copy/ enlarge an image. Using watercolour to add detail.

Science - Microbes



The children learned all about good and bad microbes in science. They had a great time making their own microbes.

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