This term we will be studying ‘Henry’s Freedom Box’ by Ellen Levine. It is the story of Henry Brown who was a slave in America, tired of his life; he decides to change it in the most unusual way.
We will use this text as a vehicle for writing diaries and biographies, looking at the purpose and features of each genre and applying these across the curriculum, writing a diary as Howard Carter and biographies of significant figures in history.
The Lost book of Adventure by Teddy Keen is a collection of stories and real life survival guides. It details everything you need to know about how to live and thrive in nature, from the principles of treehouse building to wilderness first aide.
We went into the woods to experience how it feels to be outdoors in the rain and cold and decide what we would need to survive. Better footwear for a start!