Fiction

English Year 5 Spring Classic Plays

Shakespeare

Choose from Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest, Macbeth for an in-depth study. Relative clauses & prefixes/suffixes in context of Shakespeare’s new words. Write and perform playscripts. Also in Y6 Autumn.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Romeo and Juliet - Introducing Shakespeare
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or Tutor

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SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Identifying and using relative Clauses
(suggested as 3 days)

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You Will Need

Texts
Stories from Shakespeare by Geraldine McCaughrean
Mr William Shakespeare's Plays, Seven Plays by Marcia Williams

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Reading and developing an understanding of Macbeth
(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.

You Will Need

Texts
Stories from Shakespeare by Geraldine McCaughrean
Mr William Shakespeare's Plays, Seven Plays by Marcia Williams

Comprehension
Unit 4 Comprehension: Reading and developing an understanding of the Tempest
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or Tutor

TA/ Tutor materials are not provided for this Unit.


Back to Lockdown?

Home Learning materials are not provided for this Unit.

SPAG
Unit 5 SPaG: Understanding and using verb prefixes/suffixes – and Shakespeare’s new words!
(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.

Composition
Unit 6 Composition: writing your own playscripts
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or Tutor

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Back to Lockdown?

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.

You Will Need

Texts
Stories from Shakespeare by Geraldine McCaughrean

Websites
Three actors perform the first lines of Hamlet’s ‘To be, or not to be’ speech:
Papa Essiedu, David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch from YouTube.com