A 6 week unit of work on Ted Hughes’ Iron Man.
Based on a 4 day week due to one day being blocked off for Guided Reading.
These lessons were designed for a mixed Year 3/4 class.
All resources are either Word doccuments or Flipcharts made for ActivInspire.
In addition to 6 weeks of planning, there are also additional lessons for art and drama; homework for each week and a bottom’s up plan.
Fiction- 4 weeks.
End of unit outcome - Re-write a chapter of the book.
L1: WOW opener- Junk modelling.
L2: WALT: Use our Prediction Skills
L3: WALT: use similes
L4: WALT: write a character description
L5: WALT: Write Complex sentences
L6: WALT: create a wanted poster
L7: WALT: describe a setting
L8: WALT: Write a setting description
L9: WALT: Plan a story
L10: WALT: Innovate a story
L11: WALT: Innovate a story
L12: WALT: Edit a story
Non-fiction - 2 weeks.
End of unit outcome- Write a set of Instructions.
L1: WALT: use persuasive language
L2: WALT: use possessive apostrophes
L3: WALT: use time connectives.
L4: WALT: write a recount
L5: WALT: use alliteration.
L6: WALT: create a menu
L7: WALT: use imperative verbs
L8: WALT: Write instructions
Poetry- 1 week.
End of unit outcome- write a poem including noun-phrases, similes and repititon.
L1: WALT: use expanded noun phrases.
L2: WALT: use similes
L3: WALT: use repitition for effect
L4: WALT: write a descriptive poem.