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Literacy Y3 Narrative Unit 1 – Stories with familiar settings.

                                   This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.

                                   A selection of resources to support the teaching of Literacy strategy, Narrative Unit 1– Stories with familiar settings.

                                   Stories used - 'Dinner Ladies don't count' and 'Linda's Lie' by Bernard Ashley

                                   For a complete list of what's included see the table below. Numbers in red show the number for learning objectives in the Narrative block   

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Description of characters

(Dinner Ladies don’t count)

 (2 pages)

1 Speaking

To explain or give reasons for their views or choices

2 Listen and respond

Show whether they disagree or agree

Use the given descriptions to put into the appropriate boxes of the characters name. Discussion afterwards for reasons.

Description of characters

(Linda’s Lie)

 (2 pages)

1 Speaking

To explain or give reasons for their views or choices

2 Listen and respond

Show whether they disagree or agree

Use the given descriptions to put into the appropriate boxes of the characters name. Discussion afterwards for reasons.

Character descriptions (Dinner Ladies Don’t Count)

(2 pages)

1 Speaking

To explain or give reasons for their views or choices

Describe the given characters in ‘Dinner ladies don’t count.’ Write a sentence about each one to show their reasons for the description

Character descriptions (Linda’s Lie)

(2 pages)

1 Speaking

To explain or give reasons for their views or choices

Describe the given characters in ‘Linda’s Lie.’ Write a sentence about each one to show their reasons for the description

Act out the sentences

(3 pages)

4 Drama

Use drama strategies to explore stories or issues

Phrases from the book – cut out and children to mime the characters using the words – other children guess the character.

Different voices

(4 pages)

4 Drama

Use drama strategies to explore stories or issues

What sort of voice would you use to say the given sentences – both stories

Add ‘ing’

 (3 pages)

6 Word structure and spelling

Recognise prefixes and suffixes

Worksheets to investigate adding –ing to words - using words from the stories

Spelling ing words

(2 pages)

6 Word structure and spelling

Recognise prefixes and suffixes

Ing words ending in ‘e’ to change. Ing words with double letters in sentences to fill in gap.

Singular and plurals

 (2  pages)

6 Word structure and spelling

Spell high and medium frequency words

Going through plural when using  ‘s’, es’, ies’. Explanation and exercises.

Singular and plurals practice

(1 page)

6 Word structure and spelling

Spell high and medium frequency words

Add the appropriate endings to make the words plural

Story setting

(2 pages)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Identify features

Write out the structure of each story in note form  using the headings

Events in the story

(2 pages)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Identify features

Explain some of the events in each story

How I feel

(1 page)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Identify features

Explain own feelings about each story and find a ‘happy ever after’ ending for each

An additional scene

(2 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Write an additional scene for the story – make notes under the given headings first and then write the story

Synonyms

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of descriptive vocabulary

Join together the synonyms. Finish of the sentences using the given synonyms.

Adjectives

 (1 page)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Compose sentences using adjectives verbs and nouns for precision, clarity and impact

Put the adjectives into the correct column to show what type of adjective the words are (e.g. brown is under colour, sad under mood etc.)

Find the words

(1 page)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Compose sentences using adjectives verbs and nouns for precision, clarity and impact

Find the adjectives, nouns and verbs in the given text taken from ‘Dinner Ladies Don’t Count’

Sentences

(1 page)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Compose sentences using adjectives verbs and nouns for precision, clarity and impact

Make up sentences using the prompts and include at least one verb, noun and adjective

  

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