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Snail and the Whale unit of work Y1/2

An ideal unit of work to cover a 5/6 week term. Based on the try use prove method, with Pie Corbett talk for writing. These plans are easily adaptable for a single year group, Y1 or Y2. Each plan is for 2 weeks, but would be easily extended to 3 weeks each for a longer term with extra grammar lessons or short burst writes.

Fiction unit plan - 2 weeks, based on the text Snail and the Whale. For Y2 and more able Y1.

Non-fiction unit plan- 2 weeks, based on previous work during fiction. For Y2 and more able Y1.

Facts about snails for NC report clumping - Can be edited and adapted to suit class.

Missing Poster Template.

Whale report box up - Can be used for any animal/ Non fiction boxing up, easily adaptable.

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  • 16-Thinking-Hat-Worksheets-for-The-Snail-And-The-Whale.docx
  • Facts-about-snails.docx
  • MISSING-poster.docx
  • NF-NC-report-writing-snail-and-whale.doc
  • Snail-and-the-Whale-Fiction-2-weeks.doc
  • Whale-report-box-up.docx

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Created: Feb 10, 2019

Updated: Feb 13, 2019


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