ALBERT BRADBEER JUNIOR SCHOOL                                                  Core Subjects
                                                    MEDIUM TERM PLANNING

Class: 3F                                  Topic: Traditional stories & Character portraits                                      Subject: Literacy

Year: 3                                                                                                                   Time Allocation: 5 hrs

Week       Prog of        Learning Objective                          Lesson Content                                   Differentiation                Homework
Beg         Study
                      LO2: To identify typical         ‘Robin Hood meets Little John’ Discuss              Write an outline of story plot in
                     story themes                       concepts of storyboards-focus on descrip of        order under sub-headings of action &
  5th                 LO6: To plan main points         action, dialogue, setting & phrase. Sequence       setting.                                   Spellings
  Jan                as a structure for story writing   story. Model how to write a first paragraph            Write plot of storyboard in para-      Set 1
 2004                 LO7: To describe &               using the setting & action sentences, dialog-      graphs-include setting, speech, action.
(4 days)             sequence key incidents in a        ue & useful phrase. ‘Robin Hood to the                 Under sub-headings plan an out-
                     variety of ways                    rescue’ Discuss how storyboards are used           line of plot following order of events.
                      LO10: To write                   to tell the plot. Model how to plan the story           Develop a sequel to the original
                     alternative sequels to             outline. Examine sequence of events –              story using opening sentence.
                     traditional stories                setting, & action to develop outline of story.
                                                        Use same setting & characters for a sequel.
                          LO2: To identify typical     ‘Hansel & Gretel’ Discuss text focusing on              Set key ideas out as a chart with
                     story themes                       the story theme of good over evil. Describe        focus on theme of good v evil.
                      LO6: To plan main points         key ideas within story plot & select main               Map out plot following the story     Spellings
 12 th               as a structure for story writing   points. ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ Discuss           sequence. Include descrip of actions.       Set 2
                          LO7: To describe &           presentation of story as comic strip looking            Sequence key incidents from the
                     sequence key incidents in a        at speech, use of illust & organise plot into      story as a storyboard in four sections
                     variety of ways                    four key ideas. Compare format to stories          with setting, action & dialogue.
                          LO10: To write               focusing on character types, illust & theme             Develop a sequel to original story
                     alternative sequels to             & suggest different endings. ‘What made            giving a different ending.
                     traditional stories                Tiddalik laugh’ Consider features common            Plot the five key events as a story
                                                        to folk tales-fact/fiction, origin, story focus.   map using arrows to show sequ. order.
                          LO2: To identify typical     ‘St George & the dragon’ Consider stages            Make up own storyboard using
                     story themes                       in plot & ways they are reflected in the           main points within each paragraph &
                      LO6: To plan main points         paragraphs. ‘Brer Rabbit & the Tar Baby’           plot conclusion.                           Spellings
 19 th               as a structure for story writing   Discuss main points of plot within each             Retell the story in a different cont-     Set 3
  Jan                     LO7: To describe &           paragraph & plot development. ‘James &             ext setting out main points as a chart.
                     sequence key incidents in a        the Rain’ Examine how the ideas are                 Continue the pattern within text
                     variety of ways                    developed through use of dialogue & rhyme          using own set of animals & games.
                                                        focusing on rainy day games. Discuss use of         Publish work as a storyboard 1st &
                                                        rhyme & repetition to develop ideas within         2nd part in the form of a film reel.
                                                        the narrative. Share examples of chn’s work         Publish work as a storyboard 3rd &
                                                        focusing on use of dialogue to tell story.         4th part in the form of a film reel.
           LO1: investigate styles     ‘What made Tiddalik laugh’ Brainstorm            Write a series of sentences describ-
       & voices of trad story lang      adjectives to describe Tiddalik’s character,    ing Tiddalik from the perspective of
           LO2: To identify typical    to evaluate behav & justify views. Explain      platypus to evaluate views.
26th   story themes                     how to write own folk tale, present a probl -    Work in pairs to plan own folk tale        Spellings
           LO3: To identify/discuss    -em & demo how to plan ideas in note form       in note form on planning board.               Set 4
       main & recurring characters      on planning board. Discuss what happens at       Convert notes to write each stage
           LO9: To write story plan    each stage of plot & model how to use plans     of the folk tale with refer to key points.
       -own myth, fable or trad story   to write the story. Review examples of chns      Continue with folk tales, including
           LO17: To make clear         work; is the story set out as a sequel? ‘The    story opening, ending & paragraphs.
       notes                            Good Friend’ Examine key ideas in para-          Make a plan for the story using
                                        graphs, openings & time sequence phrases.       format set out in sub-headings.
           LO3: To identify &          ‘The BFG’ Examine key words which des-           Write a description of the BFG
       discuss main & recurring         cribe appearance & behaviour of the BFG.        focusing on character & behaviour.
       characters                       ‘George’s Marvelous Medicine’ Highlight          Describe grandma’s looking at              Spellings
 2         LO8: To write portraits     key vocabulary used to describe character &     appearance & attitude towards George.         Set 5
       of characters & present in a     appearance of grandma. ‘Fantastic Mr             Develop a new character based on
       variety of ways                  Fox’ Draw parallels between the characters      a fourth farmer similar to authors style.
2004                                    of the three farmers looking at similarities     Create a character profile of a son
                                        & differ. ‘The Twits’ Explore key elements      or daughter of the Twits.
                                        used to develop a description of the central     Develop a description of the ugly
                                        characters. ‘Cinderella’ Describe appearan-     sisters focusing on appearance &
                                        ce & behaviour of the two sisters.              character.
           LO3: To identify &          ‘True Story of the 3 Little Pigs’ Consider           Retell the story from different
       discuss main & recurring         whether the wolf is good or bad with refer-     perspectives reflecting Wolfs character
       characters                       ence to the text. ‘ Jim & the Meanstalk’             Write portrait character of the        Spellings
 9         LO8: To write portraits     Consider how the Giant’s character &            Giant in a variety of ways.                   Set 6
       of characters & present in a     appearance develops within the story plot.           Invent another character called
       variety of ways                  ‘The Dragon & the Cockerel’ Highlight           the Mojo Bird using descriptive
                                        the physical & behavioural characteristics      phrases about its appearance.
                                        of the dragon & the cockrel. Consider use of         Develop description of the Mojo
                                        images to describe the characters. ‘Foxy        Bird - where it lives & what it eats.
                                        Tales’ Consider & discuss the character of           Write character portraits of the
                                        the foxes & crow in each of the stories.        foxes & the crow from the stories.

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