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)

Coping with Lockdown?

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.

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)

Coping with Lockdown?

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.

You Will Need

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Apostrophes for Possession

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Introduction to explanation texts
(suggested as 4 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

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.

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Pronouns; study of a modern artist
(suggested as 3 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

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.

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)

Coping with Lockdown?

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.

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