ENGLISH in Year 4

This half term, we are exploring the text ‘Gorilla’ by Anthony Browne. 

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Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father's too busy to take her to the zoo - or for anything else come to that. For her birthday, Hannah asks her father for a gorilla - but isdisappointed when she discovers that the gorilla she's got is just a toy one. But then somethingextraordinary  happens...

Throughout our English lessons, children will learn the different ways to write stories (including 1st and 3rd person), use tenses appropriately, sequence stories in different stages and finally, they will write a narrative based on the story of 'Gorilla'.

Gorilla by Anthony Browne - YouTube