author study Y6 Anthony Browne by stariya


									Making the most of Authors – October 2005

                   Scheme of Work – Anthony Browne

Books the scheme is based around
The Tunnel


   Opportunities for      Group reading – read the books and the children
       reading                      to give a synopsis of the story
     (T2, T4, T5)            Read the books to them – picking out literal
                                   questions to show comprehension
                            Guided reading – Buddy questions – children to
                          ask each other a question about the text and one
                                         about the illustrations
                            Children to look for evidence to support their
                            Think about these in all of the books – Likes -
                                     Dislikes - Puzzles - Patterns
                           Can they ask a question that reads between the
                          lines? Can they ask a question that reads beyond
                           the lines? Can they ask a question that reads in
                                               the lines?
Biography/Autobiography       Children to research the author – Anthony
                              Browne – focusing around these questions.
                               What skills has he developed in his life?
                                      What does the title mean?
                              Who was important to him in his early life?
                          An opportunity for the children to include ICT in
                            Literacy – internet searches, presentations on
                                  the author (Multimedia ICT Y6 6a)
                           Link discussion to the angle of the study – what
                           can the children identify as the most important
                                        relationships in his life?
         Fiction          The Tunnel – tell the story from the viewpoint of
                                          the boy or girl (T6)

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Making the most of Authors – October 2005

                                    Write a summary of the book (T8)
                                   Piggybook – write a play script (T9)
                                      Link to drama/S&L/Role play
         Poetry             Focus of relationships – would need to find and
                                           explore this section
       Non-fiction         Piggybook – discursive writing – from Mum to the
                           - Persuasion – from children to Mum – persuading
                                            her to come home.
                                 The Tunnel – Journalistic reports (T15)
                                 Piggybook – interview Dad – hot seating
                                                 CV – (T14)
  Cross curricular links                  PSCHE – relationships
                                    ICT – presenting and editing work
                                        Multimedia presentation
                                          Art – People in action
                                  DT – slippers – make slippers for Dad
                                                PE – Dance
                                           Music – mood music
                                               - songwriter
  Opening experience        Pictures – peoples expressions – how would they
                                           interact as a family
                           Trust activities – in partners, how far do they go
                            trusting their partner – leading round the room
                               blindfolded, falling back to be caught etc...
                             Change – become a different person, make up,
                                              change clothes
    Final experience                             Assembly
                            Presentation to other year group – the children
                              read out the books, then do their acting out,
                              then the other year group then hot seat the
                           children and they ask questions about the books.
 Reading comprehension      Ask the questions again that they asked at the
                            beginning – how much more do they know about
                                  the books? How much better is their
                           Talk about the themes - the colour red, link that
                                                to feelings.

Miss. H. Moon Grangefield School
Making the most of Authors – October 2005

Miss. H. Moon Grangefield School

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