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A Spelling Seed for The Bear Under the Stairs

 

KS: R & KS1

Year Group: Year 2

Literary Theme: Bravery vs. Fear

Author(s): Helen Cooper

Overview:

This is a three-session spelling seed for the book The Bear Under the Stairs by Helen Cooper.  Below is the coverage from Appendix 1 of the National Curriculum 2014.

Spelling Seeds have been designed to complement the Literary Curriculum by providing weekly, contextualised sequences of sessions for the teaching of spelling that include open-ended investigations and opportunities to practise and apply within meaningful and purposeful contexts, linked (where relevant) to other areas of the curriculum and a suggestion of how to extend the investigation into home learning.

Spelling Seeds work alongside the texts within the Literary Curriculum and, as such, will also reflect the suggested number of weeks spent on a text, as well.

Coverage:

Common Exception Words

any, bath, behind, children, door, pass, prove, steak, sugar, sure

Spelling Rules and Patterns

Homophones and other words that are often confused

The /ʌ/ sound spelt o

A Planning Sequence is available for The Bear Under the Stairs.

Planning Sequence Overview:

Outcomes:

Letters, retellings, own version narratives

Main Outcome:

Information text

Length:

15 sessions, 3 weeks

Overview and Outcomes:

This is a three-week planning sequence in which children will look at the book The Bear Under the Stairs and use it as a model to write letters from the main character to the bear and back. Children write their own story of a child who is scared of something that might be in the house. Children will write a comparison between real bears and toy bears.

Synopsis of Text:

This is a three-week teaching for The Bear Under the Stairs by Helen Cooper, in which children will look at the book The Bear Under the Stairs and use it as a model to write letters from the main character to the bear and back. Children write their own story of a child who is scared of something that might be in the house.  Children write a comparison between real bears and toy bears.

Links:

Fear, bravery, bears, phonics

View The Bear Under the Stairs Planning Sequence

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