Non-fiction

English Year 3 Spring Reports

Harry Potter and Hogwarts

Read reports about Harry Potter studio tours. Understand features of reports; study conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs. Look at Hogwarts students’ school reports.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Read reports, analyse features and write short NCR
(suggested as 4 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Generally Harry Potter books, especially Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling

Websites

Harry Potter tour from www.YouTube.com
Harry Potter Studio Tour from www.wbstudiotour.co.uk

Presentations
PowerPoint on Features of Reports

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Identify conjunctions; add information about time, cause and place
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone - JK Rowling

Film
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Clauses and Conjunctions

Composition
Unit 3 Composition: Read and write formal structured reports (school reports)
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Harry Potter books, especially Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling

Presentations
PowerPoint: Features of Reports

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Using prepositions and adverbs to indicate time, place and cause
(suggested as 4 days)

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write a report about a school using the features of non-chronological reports.
(suggested as 4 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Harry Potter books

Presentations
PowerPoint on Features of Reports