Fiction

English Year 1 Spring Repeating Patterns

African Settings

Enjoy We’re Going on a Lion Hunt, Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, and Handa’s Hen. Sequence, retell and then write own repeating pattern story.

Start with the core unit to introduce key texts. Then select from comprehension, SPAG and composition units.

Core
Unit 1 Core: Sequence and retell a repeating pattern story
(suggested as 4 days)

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With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
We’re Going on a Lion Hunt by David Axtell

Optional Texts
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Sentence punctuation, including questions
(suggested as 3 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
Handa’s Hen by Eileen Browne

Optional Texts
Handa’s Surprise by Eileen Browne

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Read, listen to and discuss repeating stories
(suggested as 4 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema

Resources
Illustrations for Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (see resources)

Group Reader
No Thank You Hamilton Group Reader

Group Readers

No Thank You

Children will enjoy the humour of this bright and engaging book. Bobo and Muna want to feed the animals but they get a little muddled up, luckily the animals solve the problem and get their dinner in the end.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Build descriptive sentences
(suggested as 3 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema

Group Readers
No Thank You Hamilton Group Reader

Group Readers

No Thank You

Children will enjoy the humour of this bright and engaging book. Bobo and Muna want to feed the animals but they get a little muddled up, luckily the animals solve the problem and get their dinner in the end.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write a counting story
(suggested as 4 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

Home Learning packs are not being created for this Unit of learning.

You Will Need

Texts
Handa’s Hen by Eileen Browne