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Literacy Y3 Narrative Unit 3 – Adventure and Mystery

 

                                    This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.      

                                   A selection of resources to support the teaching of Literacy strategy, Narrative Unit3– Adventure and Mystery.

                                   Story used - 'The Diary of a Killer Cat' by Anne Fine.                                  

                                   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

The Diary of a Killer Cat

(11 pages)

                 The story in words.

The whole story written in words in word format to be used as desired

 

Through the story

(2 pages)

3 Group discussion and interaction

Investigate and reflect on feelings, behaviour or relationships

Fill in the boxes to give opinions and facts

Character descriptions

 (2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Infer characters' feelings in fiction and consequences in logical explanations

Describe the different given characters. Write sentences giving reasons for the description

Feelings of Next-door

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Infer characters' feelings in fiction and consequences in logical explanations

Read the part of the story and answer the questions related to it

How I feel

(2 pages)

8 Engaging with / responding to texts

Empathise with characters and debate moral dilemmas portrayed in texts

Readers feelings about the characters, book, etc,

Events in the story

(1 page)

8 Engaging with / responding to texts

Identify features that writers use to provoke readers’ reactions

Write events in the story using words given in the story that make it more interesting

My Diary

(1 page)

 

8 Engaging with / responding to texts

Identify features that writers use to provoke readers’ reactions

Write the diary as  though it was your cat.

Full stops

 (1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Make decisions about form and purpose.

Story words used. Put in all the capital letters and full stops so that the passages make sense when you read them

Homophones

 (2 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Use beginning, middle and end to write narratives

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Compose sentences

Story words used. Make sentences using the pairs of homophones

What do they mean

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Story words used. Match the homonyms to their meanings

Adjectives

(3 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Write down which are the adjectives in each sentence

Fill in the adjectives

(3 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Fill in the spaces with an appropriate adjective

Find the adjectives

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Story words used. Find the adjectives in each sentence. Write a different adjective that could be used in the sentence.

Pronouns

(3 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Circle the correct word (pronoun) to complete each sentence.

Change the pronouns

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Story words used. Rewrite all of these sentences changing the pronouns into common nouns.

Singular or plural nouns

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Story words used. What is the singular or plural of each of these words?

 

What would the question be?

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

Story words used. What would the question be to each of these answers?

 

Verbs

(3 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Select and use a range of technical and descriptive vocabulary

In each sentence one verb is missing.

Write one verb to complete the sentence.

 

Connectives

 (1 page)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Show relationships of time, reason and cause, through connectives and subordination

Use the following connecting words to join up each of the two sentences

 

Nouns

 (2 pages)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

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

Write down which are the nouns in each sentence

Fill in nouns

(3 pages)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

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

Fill in the spaces with an appropriate noun

Speech marks

 (2 pages)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Clarify meaning through the use of exclamation marks and speech marks

Put speech marks at the beginning and at the end of each speech.

 

 

 

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