Core: Introduction to the idea of outsiders; empathy; cohesion
Pronouns and Determiners PowerPoint
This PowerPoint recaps cohesion before revising the identification and function of pronouns and determiners and their role in cohesive writing.
SPAG: Cohesive writing: conjunctions
This PowerPoint revises conjunctions, how they create cohesion and how they are punctuated.
SPAG: Using and punctuating dialogue
Teach children about speech marks, end of speech punctuation and how to use and punctuate reporting clauses.
Core: Read, sequence and discuss written and oral stories
The Little Story Who Didn’t Want to be Told
This is a story for children and grownups - both will love the neat twist at the end. The delicate and quixotic illustrations add to its charm and, even for the most reluctant readers, this is a real page turner. Children are made aware of the rich language of storytelling in this exemplary text.
You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education
Creative writing: Write own fable incorporating known features
Time, Place and Cause PowerPoint
Explain single clause sentences and define verbs. Demonstrate how conjunctions can be use to extend sentences adding information on time or cause.
Dialogue Punctuation PowerPoint
Show children how speech marks ‘hug’ what is said, how to punctuate reporting clauses and how to position these in the middle of speech.
SPAG: Expanded sentences: co-ordination and subordination
Teach children about extending sentences using co-ordination (conjunctions: and, or, but) and subordination (conjunctions when, if, that, because).