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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory-Setting description of Wonka's Chocolate Room
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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory-Setting description of Wonka's Chocolate Room

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Year 4 Literacy Unit - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Setting description of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Room Resources included: WAGOLL and edited extract from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Chapter 15 - The Chocolate Room Smart notebook presentation for the unit Working wall: LO, purpose, images of the chocolate room WAGOLL Lesson 1: prediction task using clip from the film on youtube Lesson 2: Comprehension task using WAGOLL - differentiated: LA, MA and HA Lesson 3: Reading as a writer (identifying the effective features of the WAGOLL) - differentiated: LA, MA Lesson 4: Slow write - word bank included Lesson 5: SPAG focus: Fronted adverbials - Identify and rewrite extract changing the fronted adverbials (spot the mistake exited/excitement) Lesson 6: Spag focus: Fronted adverbials - differentiated: LA, MA and HA to complete without a word bank Word bank used from twinkl and fronted adverbials bookmark (labelled lesson 7 on resources) Lesson 7: Inverted commas (direct speech) identify the rules and spot the mistakes - differentiated: LA, MA and HA Lesson 8: Inverted commas starter- spot the mistakes - differentiated: LA, MA and HA and create own script/ speech bubbles drama activity differentiated: LA, MA and HA (create a script) Lesson 9: Rewrite speech bubbles/script using correct inverted commas punctuation Lesson 10: Wider curriculumn link (art): design own chocolate room- describe own chocolate room focusing on expanded noun phrases - starter: criminal words (synonyms): differentiated: LA, MA and HA Lesson 11: Box up plan: differentiated: LA, MA Lesson 12/13: edit and improve - using examples from children’s box-ups Lesson 14: publish using twinkl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory bordered paper
A Persusasive Letter About Plastic Pollution
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A Persusasive Letter About Plastic Pollution

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A Persuasive Letter to Theresa May about Plastic Pollution As a school we have been learning all about the effects of our actions on the enviroment. We have been learing about reclying and how to make our school and our country a more eco-friendly. Hook: bbc doccumentary Drowning in Plastic https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bmbn47 Aim: To persuade Theresa May (Prime Mininster) to reduce Britain’s plastic waste. WAGOLL: a persuasive letter to our school’s milk company WAGOLL send Comprehension activity for the WAGOLL and send comprehension. Thoughts and feelings activity based on a range of pictures Topic link: Plastic research activity and facts and figures research https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/31469290 Identify the features of a persuasive letter: send, MA and HA GPS activity: conjunctions word bank and worksheet Box-up planning doccument and send scaffolded activity Publish border paper Lesson outline and publisher presentation added
Ancient Egypt: Tutankhamun's Tomb - A Newspaper Article
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Ancient Egypt: Tutankhamun's Tomb - A Newspaper Article

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A literacy unit surrounding the topic of Ancient Egypt, the death of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun and the discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter. WAGOLL: Newspaper article - Who killed the Pharaoh Tutankhamun? Lesson 1: Comprehension challenge (differentiated: bronze, silver, gold) Lesson 2: Who killed Tutankhamun? Research/note-taking project - link to topic - children to formulate their own theory based on the evidence available oracy/ debate opportunity Lesson 3: Reading as a writer - identify the features of a newspaper article - differentiated Lesson 4: Treasure hunt: history detectives - children to work in mixed ability pairs Lesson 5: Diary entry- Howard Carter: The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb scaffolded worksheet knowledge organiser to support writing the diary entry Lesson 6: Edit and improve Carter’s diary entry Lesson 7: Expanded noun phrases : The items found in King Tut’s tomb (differentiated bronze, silver gold) HA: to use research to create their own word bank Lesson 8: Research for newspaper article - planning document knowledge organiser/ word bank Lesson 9: Draft headline and orientation Lesson 10: Draft paragraph 1 and 2 - background information and how was the tomb discovered Lesson 11: Draft paragraph 3 and 4 - what was found inside and quotes from who was there Lesson 12: Draft re-orientation Lesson 13: Edit and improve Lesson 14: Publish - newspaper format send/ main
Diagon Alley Setting Description Y4 Writing Unit Harry Potter
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Diagon Alley Setting Description Y4 Writing Unit Harry Potter

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Diagon Alley Setting Description Writing Unit Y4 Hogwarts letter: editable for the children in your class WAGOLL setting description of Diagon Alley (as Harry and Hagrid enter the Leaky Caldron) based on the Harry Potter text. Send WAGOLL Diagon Alley setting description Comprehension questions for the WAGOLL (differentiated) Reading as a writer: identify the features of the text (differentiated) Drama activity: to infer Harry and Hagrid’s thoughts and feelings treasure hunt Diary entry (WAGOLL Hagrid’s) - box-up for Harry’s diary entry Setting description of Gringott’s bank: 5 senses Word banks for slow writes Publish booklet
Harry Potter - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them - Y4 Information text literacy unit
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Harry Potter - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them - Y4 Information text literacy unit

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them (Harry Potter) - Information text (Y4) End goal: To write an information text about your own mythical creature. WAGOLL An information text about a Hippogriff (based on J.K.Rowling’s description of a Hippogriff in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them) Differentiated comprehension questions about the WAGOLL Send WAGOLL and questions Comprehension questions about the film clip when Harry meets a Hippogriff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpsHtzZid6k Reading as a writer (differentiated) - children find the features of an information text SPAG lesson resources: Conjunctions BINGO Geography link: Find magical creatures around the world treasure hunt Art- Children to create their own mythical creature collage Box-up planning documment (differentiated) Parchment paper to publish Covers for Fantastic Beast Class book to display children’s work 2 SMART notebooks
Oliver Twist Newspaper article
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Oliver Twist Newspaper article

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WAGOLL for Year 4 newspaper article unit - Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Bias towards Mr Bumble - children to a newspaper article with a bias towards Oliver Twist
A day in the life of a member of the Yanomami Tribe
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A day in the life of a member of the Yanomami Tribe

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A Day in the Life of a Member of the Yanomami Tribe from the Amazon Rainforest Purpose: To write a recount sharing the daily routines of an indigenous tribe in the Amazon rainforest. SMART Notebook presentation WAGOLL: a day in a student’s life Link to topic: research what life is like for the people who live in the Amazon rainforest (Yanomami Tribe) Vocabulary hunt: using dictionaries find the definitions to these new words found from the Yanomami tribe research (send, ma and ha) Identify the effective features of the WAGOLL to create own word bank Children to complete box-up of their daily routines - send to use images/ word bank Using border page (where children create their own background art) children publish their own daily routine (cold task) Make comparison between our and the Yanomami tribe’s daily routine - research activities, chores and ritutals using research pages GPS focus: prepositions and expanded noun phrases using SMART notebook and shared writes Send scaffolded box-up. Scaffold writing mat Publish border paper
Oliver Twist Diary Entry Literacy Unit (Victorians Y4)
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Oliver Twist Diary Entry Literacy Unit (Victorians Y4)

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Oliver Twist’s Diary Entry Literacy Unit (Victorians Y4) Literacy Y4 Unit - Topic - Who put the great into Great Britain: The Victorians 1 week Diary Entry Unit - linked to Newspaper Article Unit Included: Modelled text - Mr Bumble’s Diary from the day Oliver Twist asked for more gruel Research the workhouse challenge: differentiated Comprehension questions to go with BugClub - Chapter 1 Oliver Twist for young readers. Send task: to complete a cartoon stip to retell the events in the chapter. Oliver Twist fact-file Modelled write: smartboard, word bank and boxing up grid for children to create their own diary entry in the role of Oliver Twist. Lots of great drama opportunities and online film clips you can use to bring this to life!
Aladdin Character Description of the Genie
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Aladdin Character Description of the Genie

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Y4 Writing unit: A Character Description of the Genie of the Lamp from Aladdin National Curriculumn link: a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history –early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900