Fiction

English Year 3 Autumn Traditional Tales and Fables

Tales from India

Read traditional Indian tales in Madhur Jaffrey’s Seasons of Splendour. Analyse, compare and write own versions. Grammar covers conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introducing Traditional Stories from India
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or 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.


Back to 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.

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You Will Need

Texts
The Tiger Child by Joanna Troughton
Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey

Group Reader
The Old Man and the Magic Bowl retold by Ruth Merttens

Group Readers

The Old Man and the Magic Bowl 

This is a traditional tale from India. In this fascinating story, read how the goddess Parvati helps a poor family and punishes a wicked king. This text is suitable for more children who have begun to confidently read independently, or earlier readers with support.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Using prepositions to add information to sentences
(suggested as 2 days)

With TA or 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.


Back to 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Prepositions

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Reading and analysing the story of Rama and Sita
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or 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.


Back to 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey
Rama and Sita by Malachy Doyle and Christopher Corr

Websites
Model of the city Ayodhya from www.youtube.com (Watch from 6.42)

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Using conjunctions to join clauses to add information about time, place and cause
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or 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.


Back to 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Conjunctions

SPAG
Unit 5 SPAG: Using adverbs to express time, place and cause
(suggested as 2 days)

With TA or 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.


Back to 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey

Presentations
PowerPoint: Adverbs

Composition
Unit 6 Composition: Writing own version of the story of Rama and Sita
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or 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.


Back to 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.

Coming soon!