Back to list of

'Downloads'

Resources from QCA Units

Contents of 'Download'

Literacy

 
 

 Home       l       Contact Us      |      About Us     l      Information 

 

Literacy Y5 Narrative Unit 3 – Stories from other Cultures.

                                   This unit is aimed at children in Year 5.

                                   A selection of resources to support the teaching of Literacy strategy, Narrative Unit 3– Stories from other Cultures.

                                   Story used - 'Grandpa Chatterji' by Jamila Gavin.

                                   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

Questions about Chapters 1 - 5

( 5 page)

To clarify understanding of  the story

Set of questions for each chapter to ensure understanding of the story

Meaning of words

 (1 page)

To clarify understanding of  the story

Match the Indian words to their definitions – pictures show where appropriate

Chapter description

 (2 pages)

To clarify understanding of  the story

Describe each chapter, using the opening sentence, by writing about it under the headings

Pretend you are the character

 (4 pages)

4 Drama

Reflect on how working in role helps to explore complex issues

Write in the speech bubbles about the chosen character as if it were you and present to the class.

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 Review

(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 Grandpa Chatterji

Similes and Metaphors

(2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

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

Explanation of both. Match the phrase to its meaning. Write the comparisons

Metaphors

 (2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

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

Explain why the words in bold are used in these metaphors. Some metaphors taken from the story

 

Similes

(3 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

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

Give comparisons, make similes, and explain the similes from the story of Grandpa Chatterji.

Create a different impression

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

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

Read the description and change the adjectives to give a different impression of the character

Connectives

(7 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Identify how they are structured

Find the connectives in each chapter. Write sentences. Connectives in each chapter referenced at the end

How is description used in Grandpa Chatterji?

(2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for dramatic effects

Find the given types of description in the sentences from the story. Two grades of difficulty

Write parts of speech

(1 page)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for dramatic effects

Find the given parts of speech in the story and record them on the chart

Synonyms

(2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting texts

Explore how writers use language for dramatic effects

Find synonyms for the given feelings adjectives. Write a sentence using new adjective.

New Chapter

(4 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Reflect independently and critically on own writing and edit and improve it

Makes notes for story under the headings. Write the story. Evaluate and edit .

Build up characters

(6 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Develop viewpoint through the use of portrayal of action, selection of detail

Collect quotes from the text that show how the type of character is built up. Record on the tables under the headings

Contrasting characters

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Develop viewpoint through the use of portrayal of action, selection of detail

Explain the relationships between the two Grandpas and other given characters

Who said that?

(5 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Vary pace and develop viewpoint through the use of direct and reported speech, portrayal of action, selection of detail

Write down who said each of the speeches, Chang the direct  speech into indirect speech without using ‘said’ List of words that can be used.

Review of the story of Grandpa Chatterji

(7 pages)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Punctuate sentences accurately, including use of speech marks and apostrophes

Reviews of the story as written by children. Read reviews and edit grammar and spelling mistakes

 

      Home       l       Contact Us      |      About Us     l      Information