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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.