Complete the story!
Despite being a superhero, spending the majority of his time battling against crime and dangerous villains in Gotham City with an array of different skills and deadly weapons, Batman had a weakness for chicken nuggets.
The other superheroes were also making the most of their afternoon off from saving the world. However, they didn’t have long: soon they would have to get back to business…
Some people say that Allerton CE Primary School is built on or near the site of an old Roman camp. Some people claim to have heard the sound of marching Roman soldiers in the middle of the night. Today, the site was revisited by Roman soldiers, druids and Iceni warriors and could be seen through the autumn mists and rain.
In the video about the Iceni tribe going in search of the Romans how do you think the members of the tribe felt?
How do you think Aston felt being left behind and having to ride across the wild countryside looking for his tribe?
Answer in full sentences!
The 4RK Iceni tribe climbed onto their horses and left their homes and village to ride out in search of the Roman soldiers.
Today we have spent the morning building our horses for our tribe. It was quite a tricky task to do on our own so we had to work as a team. We are going to paint them on Monday. Here are some pictures of what we have made so far.
What an exciting first week back we have had. We had a visit from a Roman called Pomponius Mamilianus! He came to show us his town of Chester. He said he didn’t really like the English weather and that Rome was much nicer! After he had introduced himself he gave us all a job linked to a person in Chester. We had Patriarchs who were very important men, slaves, people at the bath house, market sellers and women shopping. It was a special day in Roman Chester as it was the Saturnalia which meant that everyone had the day off even the slaves. After we had visited Chester the children created 12 different statues of all the gods and we learnt what each of them did. We then looked at how they used to worship the gods by sacrificing animals. Our priest then performed the ceremony, once the animal was dead they would take out the liver to inspect. If the liver was good if was seen as a good omen and if it was bad it was seen as a bad omen. It all seemed very gruesome! After that we went to the local Amphitheatre to watch the Gladiator fights. The Romans seemed to like violent games! We saw three fights, 2 gladiators, a lion and a bear and a slave with a special type of gladiator who fought with a net and a trident. The patriarchs had the best seats in the arena and decided who lived and died using either thumb up or thumb down. Here are some pictures.
- How do you think the fish came to be where it is?
- How long had the fish been there?
- How do Jessica and her daughter travel to the mainland?
- Where do you think they get their shopping from?
- What do you think will happen next in the story?
- Is this an enormous fish or just a tiny house?
Can you add commas into the following paragraph?
The enormous scaly creature waited underneath the clear blue water keeping a beady eye out for anything moving on the surface. Carefully Jessica and her daughter climbed into a rowing boat and began to paddle towards to shore.