This is a 4 day English plan complete with success criteria for each day and accompanying resources to support Cross Curricular teaching of the topic, Light and Shadow or Volcanoes. One of the tasks can be used as an independent write after you have taught them how to describe one of the characters, preferably after teaching the book so that you can make references to character at each point. The book, The Firework Maker’s daughter can be used. The activity is based on describing Lila’s /height, weight, hair, face, eyes, mouth,teeth, clothes, emotions, voice,speech and movement using adjectives or expanded nouns, powerful verbs and similes and includes a success criteria and picture stimulus on each page. The planning task also includes an extension.
Lesson 1: To use expanded nouns and adjectives to describe a character.
Lesson 2: To plan a character description.
Lesson 3: To write a character description.
Lesson 4: L.O: To edit a piece of writing.