Writing a biography of a famous person- David Walliams. Complete Unit of Work with FREE reading test.
Children just love the original and exciting books written by David Walliams!

This is an opportunity to introduce an engaging unit of work based on writing the biography of a significant children's author. This resource is aimed at upper KS2 pupils (Years 5&6) but could also be used with years 7&8.

There are opportunities for focused research, proof reading, writing in chronological order and producing a final piece of biographical writing. This resource also includes a highly stimulating initial PowerPoint presentation, suggestions for success criteria, a national reading test style comprehension and a KWL grid.

This resource will take several weeks to complete and all materials can be modified to suit your needs.

Learning objectives:
LO: To activate prior knowledge and establish areas for further study
LO: To research further details about a significant author using different sources
LO: To write in chronological order using paragraphs
LO: To proof-read texts, checking for the correct punctuation, grammar and spelling
LO: To write for a clear purpose - Biographical writing.


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Created: Jan 11, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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