Fiction

English Year 6 Autumn Stories that Raise Issues

Outsiders

Discuss emotive issues in Eric (Shaun Tan) & The Island (Armin Greder) & write an outsider story. Revise cohesive devices: pronouns, adverbials, determiners, conjunctions, paragraphing.

The planning and resource documents for each session in this English block are free to all users.

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to the idea of outsiders; empathy; cohesion
(suggested as 3 days)

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Texts
Eric by Shaun Tan

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Pronouns and Determiners

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Cohesive writing: conjunctions
(suggested as 2 days)

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Texts
Eric by Shaun Tan

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Conjunctions

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Complex issues and point of view
(suggested as 3 days)

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SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Cohesion: adverbs and adverbials
(suggested as 3 days)

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Texts
The Island by Armin Greder

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: Adverbs & Adverbials (Cohesion)

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Extended writing: write an outsider story
(suggested as 5 days)

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Texts
Eric by Shaun Tan

Optional Texts
The Island by Armin Greder