Fiction

English Year 1 Autumn Familiar Settings

Family Stories

Read Jill Murphy's Five Minutes' Peace, Mo Willems' Knuffle Bunny and Group Reader Boris and Sid Make a Mess, inspiring children to write a familiar settings story.

The planning and resource documents for each session in this English block are free to all users.

Core
Unit 1 Core: Characters, settings and problems in stories
(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

Essential Texts
Five Minutes' Peace by Jill Murphy

Comprehension
Unit 2 Comprehension: Group/paired reading; discuss a story; building 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

Essential Texts
Provided in resources

Group Readers

Boris and Sid Make a Mess
Boris and Sid Make a Mess
, by Ruth Merttens, is a humorous story told in a very familiar setting. The illustrations make children laugh out loud, and the text is easily decodable by beginning readers.

SPAG
Unit 3 SPAG: Build sentences; sentence punctuation; retelling and changing a story
(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

Essential Texts
Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Extended writing: write a lost toy 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?

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

Essential Texts
Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems