Fiction

English Year 5 Summer Modern Fiction

Kensuke's Kingdom

Michael Morpurgo's Kensuke's Kingdom provides inspiration for developing higher level language skills and for cohesion within and between paragraphs, modal verbs/adverbs and commas.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introducing Kensuke’s Kingdom and analysing the first half
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Using modal verbs and adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility
(suggested as 3 days)

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Exploring narrative and characters in Kensuke’s kingdom
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Using commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity
(suggested as 3 days)

SPAG
Unit 5 SPAG: Building cohesion with and across paragraphs
(suggested as 4 days)

You Will Need

Texts
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Pronouns and determiners
Grammar PowerPoint: Cohesive devices

Composition
Unit 6 Composition: Writing a new chapter for Kensuke’s Kingdom
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo