These are the 3 weeks of plans I used in my mixed 3/4 class all based on Power of Reading’s Arthur and the Golden Rope. Topics covered are letter writing, conjunctions, expanded noun phrases, writing a newspaper article, writing a Kenning and an adventure story. Additional resources include: WAGOLL of a letter Success Criteria Newspaper planning sheet -ly sentence starters Kenning WAGOLL Fronted Adverbials Word List Conjunctions arranged for competition Editable Certificate
These are the 2 weeks of plans for a poetry unit for my Y2/Y3/Y4 class. It covers rhyming, copying and repeating poetic patterns and performance of poetry. Additional resources include: Versions of poems linked to the plans Success Criteria
These are the plans I used this year for my Y4 class which went side-by-side with our Ancient Egyptians topic unit. The theory behind this unit is T4W. Plans are for three weeks. Files include: Character desciptions Direct Speech Fronted Adverbials 41 separate documents to support. ~Please note, other documents are still needed but I cannot offer these due to copyright issues~
These are the 2+ weeks of plans and associated resources I used in my Y2/Y3/Y4 mixed-ability class. Topics include diary writing, formal letter writing, persuasive arguments and debating and writing a quest story. Additional resources include: Background image Comparison grid Success Criteria Newspaper template Persuasive letter WAGOLL Diary Entry WAGOLL Letter WAGOLL
These are the plans and full resources for a 4-week block on African Tales. They are set up for a mixed Y3/4 class and have been adapted from the excellent Power of Reading. Resources include: 4 weeks of plans Printable Success Criterias Homework Task Short story adapted for independent writing Powerpoint on the Impala Plus more besides…
These are the 2 weeks of plans for the performance poetry unit of The Sun is Laughing. Topics covered include writing persuasive arguments, performing their own poetry and debating. Additional resources include: Persuasive words and phrases Success Criterias WAGOLL of a persuasive text
This is a Geography unit I have used with my Year 5 class. It is part of a linked curriculum based around the book, Wonderstruck. There are 5 lessons which have been fully resourced (there are over 30 files in this unit) including: Learning Objective slips MTP and unit overview Powerpoints for some lessons Maps Front Cover Knowledge organiser …and more besides The 5 lessons cover World Geography, North America (including a comparison task), maps skills which include grid references and the use of a variety of maps.
These plans (covering 3 whole weeks) and resources are the ones used for my split Y2/Y3/Y4 class. The plans cover predictions, similes, writing in the 1st person, newspapers and writing a suspense story which will include, multi-clausal sentences expanded noun phrases and fronted adverbials. Additional resources include: Newwspaper Planning Report Newspaper Planning Template Sets of images to support the English lesson and associated GPS sessions Success Criterias throughout
These are the plans used for my class of higher ability Y2 alongside Y3 and Y4. There are 5 weeks of plans which have used the T4W approach and include predictions, direct speech, conjunctions, informal letter writing and adventure story writing. Additional resources include: Spelling checklists Boxed-up plans The story Mr. Big which accompanies the plans
These are the 2 weeks worth of plans for Into the Forest. They were written for my Y2/Y3/Y4 class. Topics covered include extended noun phrases, direct speech, writing a personal statement, embedded clauses, writing a play script and writing a fictional narrative. Additional resources include: Some additional images Text of the story
These are the 2-week plans I used for my Y2, 3 and 4 class. Areas of poetry include performance, taking a poem and creating an informal letter and exploring rhyming.
This is the Anglo-Saxon based art unit I recently completed with my Year 5 class. They are a quite disengaged when it comes to art but this structure, along with the video links, helped them no end. The pack contains: Plan for 6 lessons inc. National Curriculum statements Resources to go with lessons 1, 2 and 5/6 - 8 documents in total.
These are the 4-week plans I used with my mixed-ability Y4 class. It ties in perfectly with the LKS2 geography unit ‘Europe’ and the the ‘Extreme Earth’ geographical unit in which volcanoes play a big part. In terms of coverage, this unit has been planned to cover descriptions of setting and characters and direct speech which culminates in a fictional narrative being written. In week 4, instructional texts are covered. All this along with a T4W theory meant I got some super work from my class. These plans also incorporate a high need of SEN. Additional resources include: Full LOs for every lesson Comic strips to support direct speech Adventure in Pomepii story which runs alongside the main story Box it up grids Volcano information poster Master Copy Supporting word banks SEN Treasure Hunt game (instructions) 40 documents in total