Year 5: Recounts - UFO Sightings and Hoaxes (Week 1 of 2)

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This interactive PowerPoint includes 5 whole lessons relating to Recounts based on the Year 5 National Curriculum scheme of work. During week 1 of this unit children will learn to identify the features of a recount text as well as how paragraphs and fronted adverbials are used to create cohesion. These 5 lessons cover Recount Features and Fronted Adverbials in depth and may require extra SPAG/GPS lesson time.

Lesson 1: To read and discuss UFO recounts
Lessons 2 & 3: To understand and identify the features of a recount text
Lesson 4: To use fronted adverbials to plan a diary entry
Lesson 5: To write a UFO diary entry

Total Number of Slides: 44 (including resources/activities)
Worksheets Included? Yes

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  • Year-5---Recounts_-UFO-Sightings---Hoaxes-(1_2)--.pptx
  • Lesson-1---Recounts-(1-per-group).docx
  • Lessons-2-3-(1-between-2).pdf
  • Lesson-4---Diary-Entry-Plan-(Optional---1-each).pdf
  • Lesson-4---Fronted-Adverbials-Word-Mat-(1-each).pdf
  • Lesson-5---Diary-Writing-Checklists.(1-between-2)-pdf.pdf

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Created: Sep 16, 2019

Updated: Sep 26, 2019


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