Extending Narrative - Plans and Resources

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These are a set of plans and resources for a couple of weeks of work on non-linear texts. The main stimulus is one of the old style text adventure computer games (I've included a link to this). The end product is the kids producing their own adventure text in groups, taking responsibility for the illustrations, writing, cover and blurb. I wrote this unit as a bit of a wind down after SATs. We do some Greek Play work and then move on to this - it's a nice way to finish the year, as the children use all of what they've learnt through the year to produce a really nice final piece of work to cap off the year. It took around about 3 weeks in the end - there's a lot packed in, and I used it a lot in the final week of term as a good independent project.

  • Plan.doc
  • nonlinear success criteria.doc
  • Non-Linear Introduction.ppt
  • extending narrative.notebook
  • Read me.txt
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Lesson plan


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nonlinear success criteria

doc, 34 KB

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Non-Linear Introduction

ppt, 4 MB

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extending narrative

notebook, 1 MB

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Read me

txt, 849 bytes

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CreatedMar 20, 2010
UpdatedMay 23, 2014

9 Reviews

  • 5
    user avatarbrieskie2 years agoReport

    Extremely helpful- will be used with my Year 5's to round off the year. Thank you!

  • 4
    user avatarUsername3 years agoReport

    Thank you, this looks fabulous!

  • 5
    user avatarkateleach4 years agoReport

    This has been terrific. I was really struggling with creating a stimulating sequence of lessons for such a boy heavy class. This has really helped me, thank you!

  • 4
    user avatarhmargerum4 years agoReport

    Great planning; really fab ideas. I found this link to the game as I couldn't open the file http://msmemorial.if-legends.org/games.htm/pawn.php

  • 5
    user avatarlausicon5 years agoReport

    Thank you so much for these amazing plans! Have been so helpful. Just having trouble finding the Oblivion video. Any tips on how and where to look for it? Thanks again

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