Monday 1st March
LO: To activate prior knowledge and consider the historical context
In this lesson, the children will look at an extract from a newspaper article. They will think about what they already know, what they can infer and generate questions to help reflect upon what they don't yet know.
Tuesday 2nd March
LO: To read a recount and answer retrieval and inference based questions
In this lesson, the children will place World War II on a timeline and be taught some subject-specific vocabulary. They will then read a first hand account from a Blitz survivor and answer a range of inference and retrieval questions. The children will also have to reflect upon the type of question they are being asked.
Wednesday 3rd March
LO: To understand the key information in a text and consider the author’s perspective
In this lesson, the children will re-read the text they read previously and be guided to find the key information; they will also be guided to reflect upon the author's experience as they read. The lesson culminates with a writing opportunity which will help the children understand that reading helps them understand an entirely different life while building their ability to empathise.
Thursday 4th March
World Book Day!
We want you to create your own supervillain, their powers or aims need to revolve around books. For example - Trevor Vickers; International Story Stealer. Once you have come up with your villain, have a go at the following activities:
Friday 5th March
LO: To read a new text and consider the author’s use of language
In this this lesson, the children will read a new account of a Blitz survivor and look at some of the language used to help them build comprehension. They will also make some brief comparisons between the two texts.