Fiction

English Year 2 Summer Fantasy

Quest Stories

Explore quest stories through Lost and Found and The Way Back Home, by Oliver Jeffers. Study sentence types and experiment with tense. Write and perform your own quest stories.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to the features of quest stories
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Present and past progressive verb forms
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

SPAG PDF: Hamilton Progressive Verb Forms - Present and Past (see resources)
This enables teachers to ensure that children are taught to identify present and past progressive verb forms.

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Explore plot, settings and language features
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

Group Readers
The Quest

Group Readers

The Quest
A simple fantasy narrative told in the form of a quest. It is ideal for children whose comprehension outruns their ability to decode as it draws on iconic characters such as superheroes which are culturally relevant to children and engage their attention.

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

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Sentence forms: statements, questions, exclamations, commands
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers

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

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers