Fiction

English Year 3/4 Autumn Stories on a Theme

Feeling at Home

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.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Reading/discussing stories about feeling at home
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
The Blue House by Phoebe Wahl
I’ll Take You to Mrs Cole by Nigel Gray and Michael Foreman

SPAG
Unit 2 Grammar: Prepositions
(suggested as 2 days)

You Will Need

Essential Texts
I’ll Take You to Mrs Cole by Nigel Gray and Michael Foreman
Poems (in resources):
Dear Mum by Brian Patten
Crazy, Mayonnaisy Mum by Julia Donaldson

SPAG
Unit 3 Grammar: Expressing time, place and cause using prepositions.
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential Texts
The Blue House by Phoebe Wahl

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Discussing, planning and writing stories based on those read
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
The Blue House by Phoebe Wahl.
I’ll Take You to Mrs Cole by Nigel Gray and Michael Foreman.