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)

Coping with Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.


With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

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

Coping with Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.


With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.

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)

Coping with Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.


With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

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

Coping with Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.


With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.

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)

Coping with Lockdown?

Home Learning packs are not being created for this Unit of learning.


With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.

You Will Need

Texts
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl