This is a 3 week unit of work based on the poem ‘The Listeners’ by Walter De La Mare.
Included in this pack
PowerPoint with 14 lessons (editable with 87 slides)
14 detailed lesson plans with differentiated activities and plenaries
Samples of Year 6 pupil’s work throughout PPT (can be edited / removed)
4 reading comprehensions (linked to UK’s KS2 content domains)
Copy of poem ‘The Listeners’
Speaking and listening activities
Character viewpoint activities
End of unit writing task – viewpoint writing
‘Writing model’ for children to read and annotate
Sample of an already annotated ‘writing model’
Planning and draft writing templates
Differentiated success criteria
Independent writing challenge- viewpoint writing
How I have used this resource
I have used this resource with my Year 6 pupils over the past few years. It has also been used successfully by a colleague in a Year 5 class. The children really enjoyed the activities in these lessons and made progress in their writing and their comprehension skills.
How can you use this resource?
This resource can be used in your classroom with the whole class or with smaller groups. The planning and PowerPoint give you a step by step process to teach this unit and the worksheets/activities mean you can download, print and teach straight away with minimal prep.
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