Fiction

English Year 3 Spring Classic Fiction

Fantastic Mr Fox

Through Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox, children explore plot, character and tension. They learn about direct speech and tense, and write their own exciting stories.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to setting, character and style of Fantastic Mr Fox
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Punctuating dialogue; inference and prediction
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

Presentations
Grammar Presentation: Dialogue

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Characters, setting and plot
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Present perfect form
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Present Perfect Form

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write an exciting story in the style of Fantastic Mr Fox
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl