Category Archives: Information literacy

Great Writing Challenge 2

For the second Great Writing Challenge, Mrs Macfadyen explained that pupils would have to put their characters into some sort of danger. Their task was to investigate dangerous locations around the world to help them decide where and how their characters … Continue reading

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The Hundreds

The non-fiction section of the Library is arranged in numerical order using the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Dewey has ten sections, each with a different hundred. Sciences are 500s, Literature are 800s and so on. There are signs to mark … Continue reading

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Scottish Ambassadors

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Miss Connell’s class are deciding who would make a suitable ambassador for Scotland. Success criteria for blog articles: includes at … Continue reading

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Blogging Goodnight Mr Tom

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Mrs Mitchell’s class are working on how World War II affected the characters in the book, Goodnight Mr Tom Success … Continue reading

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Adding images to blogs

Pictures can look great on blogs. They split up too much text into useful chunks and add colour – even if they’re in black and white! Where to find images There are plenty of places to find useful images. 1. … Continue reading

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Millions of Saints

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Miss MsGhee’s class are investigating a saint of their choice, following the example of Damien in Millions. Success criteria for … Continue reading

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Twisting Oliver

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Miss Murphy’s class are going back in time to discover the Victorian world of Oliver Twist. Success criteria for blog … Continue reading

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Holiday in the sun

Mrs Martin’s class have been working hard on their posters advertising the island nations of the Pacific. Having collected a huge amount of information about their specific country, each group decided what was vital and relevant information for a travel … Continue reading

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Scotland History / Mystery (Ms McGhee)

Ms McGhee’s mob are continuing to work on the props for their Scotland History / Mystery presentations. Along the way, the class are learning the best ways of downloading and saving their images, managing their time between prop creation and … Continue reading

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Jordyn & Nicola: Saturnalia

Saturnalia was originally a feast day for the youngest son of the titans, Saturn. Although the date has changed throughout course of Roman history, the original date for the feast was December 17th. Saturn’s sibling’s then being one day later. The holiday is … Continue reading

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