Children’s Book Week

 

Primary - Narrative texts

Key stage 1

3 week scheme based on Julia Donaldson books

  • Literacy scheme based on Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s child and The smartest Giant in town plus other topics.

Rainbow Fish resources

  • Planning docs, guided reading, wordsearch and writing frame to go with the story.

Gruffalo and Gruffalo’s Child

  • 2 weeks of Literacy planning based on The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and Handa’s Surprise

  • Planning for Unit 2 fiction. Texts from a different culture using patterned language.

Not Now Bernard and Gorilla

  • 4 week unit - learning outcome is to write their own story based on a sad and lonely monster.

Gruffalo worksheets

  • To be used during literacy, in particular when looking at grammar and punctuation.

Where the Wild Things Are

  • 4 week plan for the new framework.

Handa’s Surprise resources - recount and sequencing

  • Retelling booklet, sequencing sheets and photos for sequencing.

Where the Wild Things Are - resources for pupils

  • Comprehension sheets, editable description labels and a display title.

Wanted poster template

  • Template to use for villian characters from a traditional story of the pupils’ choice.

Passport for a story character

  • Simple worksheet to encourage creative writing.

Handa’s Surprise resources - recount and speech bubble writing

  • Smart notebook activities including recounting details from the story and changing speech bubbles to written dialogue.

Rainbow fish

  • Resources to support storytelling - games and quiz.

Where the Wild Things Are

  • Descriptive worksheets, posters and displays.

Key stage 2

Kensuke’s Kingdom

  • Wide variety of tasks that can be completed when studying Kenuske’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.

Narrative Poetry - The Highwayman

  • 2 weeks planning based on the story book narrative poem The Highwayman.

Harry Potter ideas and resources

  • Notes, lessons plans and resources for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

The Midnight Fox

  • Lesson plan based on The Midnight Fox by Betsy Byars.

Stories with imaginary worlds

  • Set of resources based on Coraline and The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman.

Stories in familiar settings

  • Lesson plans based on I’ll Take You to Mrs Cole, Harry Potter and Toy Story.

Lewis Carrol nonsense poems

  • Lesson plans based on the Walrus and the Carpenter, Jabberwocky and other nonsense poems.

Robin Hood Planning

  • Lesson plans for the myths and legends topic.

Beauty and the Beast/Billy Beast planning and resources.

  • Resources for teachers currently teaching or planning to teach traditional tales.

Interactive activities for children - TESiboard

Ella’s School Trip - Storyboarder

  • Reconstruct and tell a story (or make up a different one), combining scenes to create a sequence of events.

Three Little Pigs - Sequence, Retell

  • Sequencing activity with the chance to retell the story in your own words.

Start with a character

  • Pupils start a story by creating a character and adding descriptive labels.

Cinderella - Character Comparer

  • Activity to create character profiles, making comparisons between different characters and the part they play.

Cinderella - One Scene Focus

  • A creative activity that helps focus on what happens at different points in the story.

Goldilocks - Sequence, Retell

  • Sequencing activity with the chance to retell the story in your own words.

Anansi and Tiger - Character Comparer

  • Activity to create character profiles, making comparisons between different characters and the part they play.

Sam Goes Swimming - Sequence, Retell

  • Sequencing activity with the chance to retell the story in your own words.

Harmeet’s Teddy - Character Comparer

  • Activity to create character profiles, making comparisons between different characters and the part they play.