English Planner

English Planner – Autumn 2017

Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Autumn 1
The Three Little Pigs and The True Story of Three Little Pigs
Autumn 1
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Autumn 1
The Firework Maker’s Daughter
Autumn 1
The Wolves of Willougby Chase
Autumn 2
Gorilla
Autumn 2
SeaBean
Autumn 2
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
Autumn 2
Romeo and Juliet
Spring 1
George’s Marvellous Medicine
Spring 1
The Iron Man
Spring 1
Kensuke’s Kingdom
Spring 1
Boy
Spring 2
James and the Giant Peach
Spring 2
Charlotte’s Web
Spring 2
Skellig 
Spring 2
SATS
Summer 1
Journey to Jo’burg
Summer 1
The Tempest
Summer 1
The Highway Man
Summer 1
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Summer 2
Journey to Jo’burg
Summer 2
The Tempest
Summer 2
The Giant’s Necklace
Summer 2
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Years 3 and 4 Years 5 and 6
Reading Skills

  • Building knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes
  • Using dictionaries to check the meanings of words they have read
  • Increasing familiarity with a wide range of books, including fairy stories, myths and legends, and retelling some of these orally
  • Preparing poems and play scripts to read aloud and to perform
  • Listening to and discussing new texts
  • Retrieving and record information
  • Checking that the text makes sense to them, discussing understanding and explaining the meaning of words in context
  • Identifying main ideas and summarising
  • Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings
  • Predicting what might happen from text details
  • Identifying how presentation and structure contribute to meaning
  • Discussing words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination
  • Identifying themes
  • Asking questions to improve their understanding of a text

 

Reading Skills

  • Applying their growing knowledge of root word, prefixes and suffixes to understand the meaning of new words
  • Reading and discuss a wide range of books
  • Increasing familiarity with books that include fiction from our literary heritage
  • Retrieving, record and present information
  • Explaining and discussing their understanding of what they have read, including through formal presentations and debates
  • Providing reasoned justifications for their views
  • Asking and answering questions to improve understanding
  • Making justified predictions
  • Drawing inferences such as inferring main characters’ feeling, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
  • Distinguishing between statements of fact and opinion
  • Summarising the main ideas and identify key details that support the main idea
  • Discussing and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language and consider the effect on the reader
  • Identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning
  • Identifying and discussing themes across a wide range of books
  • Recommending books to their peers that they have read, giving reasons for their choices
  • Reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes
  • Checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context

 

Types of Writing
Narrative
Descriptive
Reports
Newspaper
Persuasive
Instructional
Explanation
monologues
Poetry
Film Review
Types of Writing
Descriptive               Dialogue
Reports                     Short Story
Newspaper
Persuasive
Instructional
Explanation
Autobiography
biography
monologues
Poetry
Film Review