In this lesson we will review everything we have learnt from reading the survivors’ stories. The children will then make a mind map showing what the book they are currently reading or have recently read is teaching them. Finally, the teacher will suggest books the children might like to read if they are interested in […]
In this this lesson, the children will read a new account of a Blitz survivor and look at some of the language used to help them build comprehension. They will also make some brief comparisons between the two texts. Click here to watch the video for day 4.
In this lesson, the children will re-read the text they read previously and be guided to find the key information; they will also be guided to reflect upon the author’s experience as they read. The lesson culminates with a writing opportunity which will help the children understand that reading helps them understand an entirely different […]
In this lesson, the children will place World War II on a timeline and be taught some subject-specific vocabulary. They will then read a first hand account from a Blitz survivor and answer a range of inference and retrieval questions. The children will also have to reflect upon the type of question they are being […]
In this lesson, the children will look at an extract from a newspaper article. They will think about what they already know, what they can infer and generate questions to help reflect upon what they don’t yet know. Click here to watch the video for day 1.
In this lesson, we will use our planning to write the main body of our letter. Children will also have the optional extra task of writing the closing paragraph. Click here to watch the video for day 30
In this lesson, we will read a model and plan the main body paragraph of our letter. Click here to watch the video for day 28
In this lesson, we will use the vocabulary we have generated so far to write the opening paragraph of our letter. Click here to watch the video for day 27
In this lesson, we will recap the rules associated with adding the suffixes -er and -est for comparative and superlative adjectives, look at some exceptions of the rules and learn a spelling practice strategy. The 10 spelling words set in the previous lesson will be revisited and tested. Click here to watch the video for […]
In this lesson, we will be learning some new formal and emotions vocabulary. We will also practise writing some flattery sentences. Click here to watch the video for day 25