Using three wonderful texts, The Suitcase, Rabbityness and The Visitor, make predictions and respond to characters' feelings. Identify sentence types and learn about conjunctions. Create a character and write a story.
Stories on a Theme: Feelings
Enjoy reading Diary of a Wombat and Waiting for Goliath in this lovely block. Learn to spell and capitalise the days of the week. Look at the use of first-person and find and use past tense verbs. Write postcards, letters and diary entries.
Recounts: Animal Diaries
Inspired by Rain before Rainbows, write rhyming couplets and poems. Practise adding suffixes and create noun phrases. Read a range of poetry, appreciate artwork by Van Gogh and write poems in response.