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This is what literacy looks like in Chestnut Class-

Pre writing skills are the fundamental skills children need to develop before they are able to write. These skills contribute to the child's ability to hold and use a pencil, and the ability to draw, write, copy, and colour. 

Colourful Semantics

In colourful semantics , sentences are cut up into their thematic roles an these are colour coded: 

Who (subject) - orange 

What doing (verb) - yellow

What (object) - green 

Where - blue 


Pictures are also used to help construct the sentences and they are also colour coded to match the above. For example: