Non-fiction

English Year 3/4 Autumn Instructions and Explanations

Keeping Healthy

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.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introducing Instructions: Food and Exercise
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts:
Included in resources.

Optional Texts:
Any reference or instruction books about food, the human body, exercise, sport, recipes or health.

Composition
Unit 2 Composition: Paragraphs and Headings: Fitness Fun
(suggested as 2 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts:
Included in resources.

SPAG
Unit 3 SPAG: Possessive apostrophes, singular and plural, & commas in lists
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

PowerPoint: possessive apostrophes and commas in lists

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You Will Need

Essential Texts:
Included in resources.

Optional Texts:
Any Horrible History books you might have available.

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Writing guides for happy minds
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts:
Included in resources.