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The Firebird Planning (2 Weeks)

The Firebird Planning (2 Weeks)

The Firebird The Firebird is a miraculous bird whose plumage shines with fiery colors. It travels secretly by night and few beholders had the chance to witness this bird’s mysterious whereabouts. It is mentioned in fairy tales and legends of all the Slavic people, being the most prominent among the Eastern Slavs. The Firebird is usually the reason for sending heroes to difficult journeys, but is sometimes heroic itself, throwing pearls from its beak to the poor peasants. Of all the stories about this creature, the following two are most widely known. Speakers of Slavic languages will most likely be familiar with a number of other interpretations from their native surroundings. This planning is based on the beautiful book called 'The Firebird' by Saviour Pirotta with links to the Royal Ballet. This pack contains9 lessons worth of planning, resources and SMART board notebooks (with differentiation). It was a very successful module in year 4 but could easily be differentiated down to year 3 or up to year 5. It covers text types such as letter writing, poetry, character description, comparison writing and dance (optional).
williamsmichaela
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 5 of 5)

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 5 of 5)

This 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' planning is designed for years 3/4 depending on the ability range in the class. By the end of this week... Pupils will be able to: Use inference. Pupils will know how to: Create a brochure. Improve a brochure. Design a shape poem. Complete a shape poem. Planning includes resources and SMART book notebook. This planning is well differentiated and was a really successful unit, lovely in the build up to Christmas!
williamsmichaela
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 4 of 5)

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 4 of 5)

This 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' planning is designed for years 3/4 depending on the ability range in the class. By the end of this week... Pupils will know: How an author uses language. How to plan a story. How to write an introduction. How to build a story. How to improve a story. Planning includes resources and SMART book notebook. This planning is well differentiated and was a really successful unit, lovely in the build up to Christmas!
williamsmichaela
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 3 of 5)

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 3 of 5)

This 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' planning is designed for years 3/4 depending on the ability range in the class. By the end of this week... The pupils will be able to: Understand characters feelings and describe them Empathise with a character Write a diary account Perform and show expression Know what an allegory is. Planning includes resources and SMART book notebook. This planning is well differentiated and was a really successful unit, lovely in the build up to Christmas!
williamsmichaela
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 2 of 5)

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 2 of 5)

This 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' planning is designed for years 3/4 depending on the ability range in the class. By the end of this week... The pupils will be able to: Create a map Create a text map Write instructions Act out instructions. Planning includes resources and SMART book notebook. This planning is well differentiated and was a really successful unit, lovely in the build up to Christmas!
williamsmichaela
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 1 of 5)

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Planning (Week 1 of 5)

This 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' planning is designed for years 3/4 depending on the ability range in the class. By the end of this week... Pupils will know: What fantasy fiction is. What a determiner is. Pupils will understand: Different characters in a story. What makes a fantasy character. Pupils will create: A fantasy character. Planning includes resources and SMART book notebook. This planning is well differentiated and was a really successful unit, lovely in the build up to Christmas!
williamsmichaela
Diwali Word Search Activity

Diwali Word Search Activity

This Diwali themed word search pack contains 2 different levels of word search worksheets, blank word search worksheets for students to make their own Diwali word searches and also vocabulary posters that include all the vocabulary used through all the word searches. This resource includes; ♦ Level 1 word search worksheets x 8 (8 words) ♦ Level 2 word search worksheets x 4 (16 words) ♦ Level 1 and Level 2 blank word search worksheets for students to make their own Diwali theme word searches ♦ Vocabulary posters with all the words from the word searches ♦ Answer keys These worksheets come in b/w for ink friendly printing and are appropriate for all spelling types - UK/US etc. The worksheets require no prep, simply print and hand out. These are great time fillers, literacy centres, or even to be left on sub days. They provide a different way for students to pay close attention to detail and encourages the recognition of letters and vocabulary.
nikkirobs
Diwali Comprehension

Diwali Comprehension

This resource contains 7 different comprehension activities linked to the celebration on Diwali. Each activity comes with 1 x story page and 1 x questions page. There is a short amount of information provided on each page and then 4 questions on another page - you can see examples in preview/thumbnail pictures. This is great for students to be able to read a passage and recall details from it, answering relevant questions while working on their reading and writing skills. It is related to Diwali to give a twist on the usual comprehension activities. The pages come in black and white for ink friendly printing. The images are eye catching and appropriate for young students who will find them engaging.
nikkirobs
Fantastic Mr Fox Planning

Fantastic Mr Fox Planning

This planning is designed for years 3/4 writing set in imaginary worlds. It is based around the book Fantastic Mr Fox. This planing builds to writing a narrative but explicitly looks at adding speech and using inverted commas to punctuate speech. This planning includes resources, the SMART board notebook and it is also well differentiated. There is a link to the audio book of Fantastic Mr Fox included within the SMART board notebook.
williamsmichaela