Non-fiction

English Year 5 Autumn Recounts

UFOs and Aliens

Word classes, noun phrases, fronted adverbials and paragraphs are taught within the context of writing recounts and newspaper reports about UFO accounts.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Reading and understanding different types of recount
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or Tutor

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.


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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
UFOs and Aliens: Investigating Extra-terrestrial Visitors - Extreme! by Paul Mason
UFO Diary by Satoshi Kitamura

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Word classes and expanded noun phrases
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or Tutor

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.


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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
UFO Diary by Satoshi Kitamura

Presentations
SPaG PowerPoint: Word Classes and Expanded Noun Phrases

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Identifying and analysing different types of recount
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or Tutor

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.


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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
UFOs and Aliens: Investigating Extra-terrestrial Visitors - Extreme! by Paul Mason

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Cohesion within and between paragraphs, including use of fronted adverbials
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or Tutor

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.


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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
UFOs and Aliens: Investigating Extra-terrestrial Visitors - Extreme! by Paul Mason

Presentations
SPaG PowerPoint: Adverbials for Cohesion

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Writing first-person accounts and newspaper reports
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or Tutor

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.


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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
UFOs and Aliens: Investigating Extra-terrestrial Visitors - Extreme! by Paul Mason