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A Literary Curriculum Planning Sequence for FArTHER

£9.50  (inc VAT)

KS: LKS2 / UKS2, Lower KS2, R & KS1 / LKS2

Year Group: Year 4

Author(s): Grahame Baker Smith

Main Outcomes:

Sequel, retellings, recounts (postcards), explanation texts

Overview and Outcomes:

This three-week sequence begins by introducing the concept of dreams and how important they are in our lives. It continuea by exploring the text through a range of activities that include explicit grammar teaching, opportunities for shorter written outcomes and book talk. Children create a story-map of the key events from the book to write a sequel, they write an explanation text to describe their own flying machine Children finish by writing a longer story about an adventure in a sequel to the text.

Synopsis of Text:

A young boy, bewitched by his fathers unrelenting passion to fly; a desperate craving that absorbs his every waking minute, finds himself entranced by the dream. When his father goes to war and does not return it seems the spell is broken. . Much later, the boy, now a young man finds himself drawn once more to his fathers drawings and failed experiments. Finally able to make his fathers dream a reality he flies. Will his own son be visited by this unrelenting passion?

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