Non-fiction

English Year 4 Autumn Instructions and Explanations

Art Ideas

Get creative with The Usborne Complete Book of Art Ideas, exploring instructions & explanations. Study possessive apostrophes and pronouns. Invent and introduce an art machine.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to features of instructions
(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
The Usborne Complete Book of Art ideas by Fiona Watt
(or a children’s art book of your choice)

Optional texts
Any arts and crafts ideas books aimed at children

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Possessive apostrophes: singular and plural
(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

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Apostrophes for Possession

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Introduction to explanation texts
(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!

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Pronouns; study of a modern artist
(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

Optional texts
The Usborne Complete Book of Art ideas by Fiona Watt (or a children’s art book of your choice)
Any arts and crafts ideas books aimed at children

Websites
Who is Bridget Riley? from www.tate.org.uk
Bridget Riley biography from www.op-art.co.uk
Bridget Riley gallery from www.op-art.co.uk

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Pronouns

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write instructions and an explanation for an art machine
(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
The Usborne Complete Book of Art Ideas by Fiona Watt (or a children’s art book of your choice)

Optional texts
Any arts and crafts ideas books aimed at children