Fiction

English Year 5/6 Autumn Adventure Stories

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

Explore this exciting adventure story, examining characterisation and descriptive language. Learn how to integrate dialogue and to use expanded noun phrases. Improvise, draft, write and perform a playscript based on the book.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to the novel: characters, setting, dilemmas
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Text:
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Writing integrated dialogue
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

PowerPoint: Dialogue

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You Will Need

Essential Text:
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook

SPAG
Unit 3 SPaG: Noun Phrases to convey complicated information concisely
(suggested as 2 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

PowerPoint: Noun Phrases

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You Will Need

Essential Text:
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Writing and performing playscripts
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Text:
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook