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Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

Thomas Jolyffe Primary School

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Monday 22nd February 

LO: To engage with the text 

In this lesson the children will find out the author of the book we will be studying and the name of the book. They will make inferences by looking at the front cover. They will learn some key vocabulary and then read the first couple of paragraphs. All their ideas in this lesson are to be collected on a mind map.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-the-text-cmwkjr

Tuesday 23rd February 

LO: To read a text and make inferences (Part 1)

In this lesson we will read the opening part of The Giant's Necklace. We will look to understand the main character's personality by analysing language and a conversation between the main character and her mother.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-read-a-text-and-make-inferences-part-1-6mr3gr

 

Wednesday 24th February 

To read a text and make inferences (Part 2)

In this lesson we will read the next part of the story. We will focus on exploring character and looking at language.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-read-a-text-and-make-inferences-part-2-c8rp4e

 

Thursday 25th February 

LO: To analyse a setting

In the lesson the children will read the next part of the story and form an impression of the setting. They will also make a prediction of what is going to happen next.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-a-setting-6rtp2e

 

Art activity - Can you create your own interpretation of the setting? Try using different materials to make a collage or to add some texture to your art work. 

 

Friday 26th February 

LO: To read, comprehend and respond to a climax

In the lesson the children will consider what part of the story they are up to. They will then read the next part of the story and consider whether their predictions were correct.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-read-comprehend-and-respond-to-a-climax-6gr68c

 

Art activity- Re-design the front cover or create a movie poster for 'The Giant's necklace'. Think about what you know from the story, but try not to give too much away in the picture! Can you come up with an interesting tag line to accompany your front cover or poster? Remember you want your audience to read/watch the story so make it catchy!

 

Book review- Create a book review for 'The Giant's necklace'. Use the template below or make your own. 

 

Giant's Necklace Part 1

Here is the first instalment of Michael Morpurgo's classic story.

Giant's Necklace Part 2

The second instalment telling Michael Morpurgo's story of Cherry and her Giant's Necklace made of cowrie shells.

Giant's Necklace Part 3

What will happen to Cherry next?

Giant's Necklace Part 5

The final part in Michael Morpurgo's classic story.

Giant's Necklace part 4

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