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Literacy Y5 Narrative Unit 1 – Story by significant children's author.

                                   This unit is aimed at children in Year 5.

                                   A selection of resources to support the teaching of Literacy strategy, Narrative Unit 1– Story by significant children's author.

                                   Story used - 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes.

                                   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

What happened?

(1 page)

To clarify understanding of  the story

Explain what is happening in each part of the story that is referred to in each box.

About The Iron Man story

(2 pages)

To clarify understanding of  the story

Make a report and give a review on the story of the Iron Man report and review

Summary of each chapter

(1 page)

To clarify understanding of  the story

Write a summary of each chapter just using one sentence.

Find these in the book

(1 page)

To practise using grammatical  terms

Write down all the words or sentences from the book in the given statements

Research a significant author

(1 page)

To find out about a significant author

3 Group discussion and interaction

Plan and manage a group task over time using different levels of planning

Plan in a group how to research about Ted Hughes. Follow suggestions in order to ultimately make a presentation of their findings.

Notes on The Iron Man

(5 pages)

3 Group discussion and interaction

Plan and manage a group task over time using different levels of planning

Working in pairs, discuss and write short notes about each chapter and illustrate. One page for each chapter.

Homophones

 (2 pages)

6 Word structure and spelling

Distinguish the spelling and meaning of common homophones

Use the given homophones to complete sentences. Correct the homophones in the story.

Medium frequency words Y4 and 5

(13 pages)

6 Word structure and spelling

Spell high and medium frequency words

Year 4 and 5 medium frequency words - 132 words. Laminate and cut out to practise recognition

Book report

 (1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Infer writers perspectives from what is written and from what is implied

Fill in the boxes to give a report on the book of The Iron Man.

Opinion of the Iron Man story

(2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Infer writers perspectives from what is written and from what is implied

Respond to questions about the story. Find facts and give opinions using the headings.

Poem about The Iron Man

(3 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Compare different types of narrative and information texts. Identify how they are structured

Full poem on 1st page.. Poem with words missing to be filled in on 2nd page. Questions about structure etc to answer

How the dory is written

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Identify how they are structured

Make a record of how the story is written using the titles in the boxes

Onomatopoeia words

 (3 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

12 Presentation

Adapt handwriting for specific purposes e.g. printing, use of italics

Write onomatopoeic words for the pictures.  Write words in such a way to signify the meaning

Onomatopoeic words

 (1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

Circle the onomatopoeia used in each sentence.

 

Onomatopoeias

(1 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

Describe phrases using onomatopoeias. Write short story using onomatopoeias

Complete the simile

(3 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

Explanation of similes. Complete the sentences using similes

Similes in The Iron Man

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

Complete the similes that can be found in the Iron Man story.

Similes

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

Find similes in the story. Make own similes according to the statements given.

Important or interesting

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for comic and dramatic effects

Use a chapter to record important / interesting things. Include use of author’s language

Before and after comparisons

 (1 page)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Compare the usefulness of techniques such as visualization, prediction, empathy in exploring the meaning of texts

Before reading the story, look at the front cover of The Iron Man story. Write a prediction of the story. After reading make a comparison of the prediction and the story.

Speech marks

(1 page)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Punctuate sentences correctly including speech marks and apostrophes

Explanation and sentences to put in speech marks – sentences from The iron Man

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