Non-fiction

English Year 5 Autumn Blogs and Reports

Travel Writing

Explore exciting destinations through a range of travel writing. Revise pronouns, learn about relative clauses & punctuation, including uses of commas. Write own travel recount.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to travel writing
(suggested as 4 days)

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Texts
Lonely Planet Kids - The Travel Book by Malcolm Croft

Desirable Texts
Lonely Planet – The Travel Book

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Pronouns, including relative pronouns, and relative clauses
(suggested as 4 days)

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Websites
A Ride with Ted Smith from YouTube.com

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Pronouns and relative clauses

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Reading and analysing non-fiction texts
(suggested as 4 days)

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SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: end of sentence and commas for clarity/avoidance of ambiguity
(suggested as 3 days)

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Useful Text
Lonely Planet ‘The Real Wonders of the World’ by Moira Butterfield, Tim Collins and Anna Claybourne

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Punctuation

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Planning, writing and presenting own travel writing
(suggested as 4 days)

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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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Useful Texts
Steve Backshall’s Deadly 60 by Steve Backshall

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Summary