Non-fiction

English Year 4 Spring Persuasive Writing

Save the Rainforests!

Cherish rainforests, persuading others to do so too, with Where the Forest Meets the Sea and The Vanishing Rainforest. Expand noun phrases and revise possessive apostrophes.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Rainforests and why they are important; persuasive text structure
(suggested as 4 days)

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SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Expanded noun phrases (adjectives, adverbs, preposition phrases)
(suggested as 3 days)

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You Will Need

Texts
Where the Forest Meets the Sea by Jeannie Baker

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Protecting rainforests: persuasive speeches and letters
(suggested as 4 days)

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SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

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You Will Need

Texts
The Vanishing Rainforest by Richard Platt

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Apostrophes for possession (singular and plural)
(suggested as 3 days)

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You Will Need

Texts
The Vanishing Rainforest by Richard Platt

Websites
How to use possessive apostrophes from bbc.co.uk

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write a persuasive article for a blog
(suggested as 4 days)

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SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.