Fiction

English Year 2 Summer Stories by the Same Author

Stories by Anthony Browne

Anthony Browne’s books epitomise creativity and quirkiness and will stimulate higher level writing, reading and comprehension skills. Study noun phrases and conjunctions.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introducing the work of Anthony Browne
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
All by Anthony Browne
Willy the Wimp
Willy the Champ
Willy the Wizard
Willy the Dreamer

Plus a range of other Anthony Browne books for children to look at on Day 2. You need at least 5 or 6 other books in addition to those above.

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Identify adjectives and noun phrases and use in own descriptive writing
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Gorilla by Anthony Browne
What If…? by Anthony Browne

Presentation
SPaG PowerPoint: Adjectives and Noun Phrases

Composition
Unit 3 Composition: explore and write about imaginative characters in stories
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Silly Billy by Anthony Browne
Changes by Anthony Browne

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Identify co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions and use in own writing
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Look What I've Got! by Anthony Browne
Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne

Presentations
SPaG PowerPoint: Co-ordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write a new version of a story by Anthony Browne
(suggested as 5 days)

You Will Need

Texts
The Night Shimmy by Gwen Strauss and Anthony Browne
The Tunnel by Anthony Browne

Presentations
SPaG PowerPoint: Adjectives and Noun Phrases as in Unit 2
SPaG PowerPoint: Co-ordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions as in Unit 4