Using two wonderful texts The Blue House and I'll Take You to Mrs Cole, explore settings and how characters feel about home. Focus on prepositions and punctuating dialogue applying this to their own story based on those read.
Stories on a Theme: Feeling at Home
A topical block focusing on the depletion of species in the UK and around the world. Using Last by Nicola Davies as a starting point, build noun phrases and use paragraphs to organise texts. Produce infographics and letters.
Reports: Saving Species
Starting with Grace Nichols' Paint me a Poem, find poetic inspiration in art. Use prepositions and adverbs to write descriptively and practise punctuating dialogue. Celebrate creativity in a class exhibition inspired by Lubaina Himid.
Poems on a Theme: Poetry from Art
A fun block drawing on dance crazes, cures from Horrible Histories, happy minds and active bodies. Explore paragraphs and headings, possessive apostrophes and commas. Write instructions and letters of explanation.