Fiction

English Year 5 Summer Classic Fiction

The Hobbit

Become immersed in the world of The Hobbit, investigating settings, characters and narrative style. Write a 'Lost Tale'. Study relative clauses and expanded noun phrases.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to The Hobbit and its world
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Relative Clauses
(suggested as 3 days)

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

Grammar PowerPoint: Relative clauses
Revise how relative pronouns introduce relative clauses and how relative clauses can give extra information about a noun or pronoun. Recognise when commas are required. Explore their impact in creating images.

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

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

Grammar PowerPoint: Expanded Noun Phrases
Revise the structure of expanded noun phrases before exploring how they can convey complicated information concisely and with impact.

Websites
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
(Film 1) Trailer 1

Comprehension
Unit 4 Comprehension: Text analysis; dialogue; retelling an event
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write a lost chapter in Tolkien’s style
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

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Essential text
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien