Phase 2 –  Mrs Cordingley

Archive for March, 2017

Brontë Similes

This week we’ve been looking at how we can improve our writing by using descriptive language. We all know adjectives and adverbs help bring writing to life but what other techniques can we use to help create a picture in our readers’ minds? The Brontë sisters were huge fans of similes. We use similes to […]

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Our trip to Brontë Country

New to English Bowling Park’s Slidely by Slidely Slideshow

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To walk invisible

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What we know about the Brontë sisters

Hello Everyone, Our new topic, ‘Who were the Brontës?’ has already led to some fantastic discussions in the Phase 2 classroom – Why were female writers not taken seriously? Why did so many people die young in the 1800s? Why is Branwell not in the portrait? To keep you thinking over the weekend, answer these […]

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