Non-fiction

English Year 4 Spring Reports

Wolves

Read Wolves in the Walls (Gaiman) and Wolves (Gravett) for features of non-chronological reports. Use adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions of time/cause. Produce reports.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core Unit: Read and compare fiction and non-fiction about wolves
(suggested as 4 days)

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Texts
The Wolves in the Wall by Neil Gaiman
Wolves by James Maclaine
Walk with a Wolf by Janni Howker

Optional Texts
Wolves by Emily Gravett

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Using conjunctions to express time and clause in multi-clause sentences
(suggested as 3 days)

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With TA/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.

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Texts
Walk with a Wolf by Janni Howker

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Time and Cause

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Reading non-fiction and recognising its features
(suggested as 2 days)

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With TA/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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Wolves by J. Maclaine

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Express time, cause and place with adverbs and prepositions
(suggested as 3 days)

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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.


With TA/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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Wolves by Emily Gravett

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Prepositions, Adverbs, Time, Cause

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write reports about wolves using grammar from previous units
(suggested as 4 days)

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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.


With TA/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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Wolves by J. Maclaine

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Time and Cause
SPAG PowerPoint: Prepositions Adverbs Time Cause