Welcome to Holly Tree Class!
Our Christmas Play
Since the end of our Christmas Play where we spent time learning about Advent and the Nativity Story, we have been exploring the famous book The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. The amazing illustrations have enabled the children to focus on the skill of ‘describing.’ We have looked at describing the environment, the character’s feelings and what they are thinking, and how to describe their own feelings about the story. The children have learned a lot of rich vocabulary from the story and each other, which will enable them to tell and write their own detailed stories in the future!
The children were so excited to enact the ‘Hot Chocolate Scene’ in our classroom! They all came to school dressed in their pyjamas and could not contain their excitement about the hot chocolate. Our class did a survey of who liked marshmallows in their hot chocolate and who didn’t! After the survey, the class was set to look like a train and the children were ready to board with their golden ticket!