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Literacy Y2 Narrative Unit 3 – Different stories by the same author.

                                             This unit is aimed at children in Year 2.

                                              A selection of resources to support the teaching of Literacy strategy, Narrative, unit 3 – Different stories by the same author.                                  

- Author used Roald Dahl. Stories – George’s Marvellous medicine, Fantastic Mr. Fox  (ref to story in brackets in resource name))

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

Descriptions (Mr. Fox)

 (2 pages)

2 Listening and responding

To describe characters

Put the descriptions of the farmers in a Venn diagram (example given on second page)

Asking questions (George)

 (1 page)

2 Listening and responding

To repeat some highlights and respond constructively

Make up questions about the story using why, when, what etc. Use to ask other in class

Choose the Answer (Mr. Fox)

(5 pages)

2 Listening and responding

To repeat some highlights and respond constructively

Questions to answer – chapters 1-4, 5 – 10, 11 – 14, 15 - 18

Match characters (Mr. Fox)

 (1 page)

2 Listening and responding

To describe characters

Match the characters to the descriptions given

Was Mr. Fox a good dad?

(1 page)

2 Listening and responding

To describe characters

Describe Mr. Fox, explain his qualities / or otherwise and give reasons

Who is it? (Mr. Fox)

 

2 Listening and responding

To describe characters

Who are the characters described in the boxes?

What makes a good book? (both)

(1 page)

2 Listening and responding

To comment constructively

Answering questions to give constructive criticism about each book

Mr. Fox Assembly

 (4 pages)

4 Drama

To present stories for own class or others

Not my work – but thought it may be useful as a guide.

Fill in the words (George)

(1 page)

5 Word recognition

To read independently and with increasing fluency longer, less familiar texts

Read the sentences connected to the story and fill in the given words

Fill in the words (Mr. Fox)

(1 page)

5 Word recognition

To read independently and with increasing fluency longer, less familiar texts

Read the sentences connected to the story and fill in the missing words

Choose correct word  (Mr. Fox)

(1 page)

6 Word structure and spelling

To draw on knowledge of word structure and patterns

Words using ‘ear’ – making different sounds in different words

‘ear’ words (Mr. Fox)

6 Word structure and spelling

To draw on knowledge of word structure and patterns

Making up own ‘ear’ words. Making sentences using these words

Write a sentence (Mr. Fox)

 (2 pages)

7 Understanding and interpreting text

To give reasons why things happen or characters change

Write sentences to ask questions using why, when, who etc. to show knowledge of the characters

Vocabulary explained (Mr. Fox)

(3 pages)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Explore interpretations of books

Some of the vocabulary explained using book sentences –use for  oral work with the children

Mr. Fox Quiz

(1 page)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Explore interpretations of books

Multiple choice questions about different parts of the story

George  Quiz

(1 page)

8 Engaging and responding to texts

Explore interpretations of books

Multiple choice questions about different parts of the story

Favourite parts (both)

 (4 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

To sustain form in narrative, including the use of person and time

Use stories to describe character and favourite parts – written on lines below pictures

Medicine recipe (George)

 (2 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

To select from presentation features to suit purposes

Put ingredients around the bottle, explain what to below

Journal (Mr. Fox)

 (2 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

To draw on knowledge of text in planning what to write

Take on character of Small Fox / farmers to describe how farmers / foxes are affecting your life.

About books (both)

 (2 pages)

10 Text structure and organisation

To use appropriate language to make sections hang together

Comments, review , constructive criticism about both books

Reviews on George

(2 pages)

10 Text structure and organisation

To use appropriate language to make sections hang together

Reviews from other readers about the story. Worksheet to put own review of the story

It made me wonder (both)

(2 pages)

10 Text structure and organisation

To use appropriate language to make sections hang together

Writing out different feelings about the effect the stories had on them

George facts

 (2 pages)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

To compose sentences using tense consistently

Write facts about George and Grandma, put in punctuation, write in the past tense.

Design a poster (both books)

 (1 page)

12 Presentation

To word process short narrative and non narrative texts

Design a poster about one or each of the stories. Suggestions made – what to think about, how to make it. This can be done using the computer.

 

 

 

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