Fiction

English Year 2 Summer Stories by the Same Author

Lauren Child

Explore wonderful stories about Clarice Bean and her fantastic family. Practise using commas in lists and punctuating speech. Write letters in character and write and publish a story in the style of Lauren Child.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to the Clarice Bean stories by Lauren Child
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
My Uncle is a Hunkle by Lauren Child

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Sentence punctuation including commas to separate items in a list
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
My Uncle is a Hunkle by Lauren Child

Website
Scene from Mary Poppins where Jane and Michael compose an advert for a nanny from YouTube.com

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension and composition: understanding characters; writing a letter ‘in character’
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
What Planet Are You From? by Lauren Child
My Uncle is a Hunkle by Lauren Child

Website
Clip from Charlie and Lola I can Dance Like a Dancer, from YouTube.com

SPAG
Unit 4 SPaG: writing conversations using speech marks
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential Text
I Want a Pet by Lauren Child

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: writing a story based those by Lauren Child
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
My Uncle is a Hunkle by Lauren Child
What Planet Are You From? by Lauren Child

Optional Text
Clarice Bean - That’s Me by Lauren Child