Y5/6 WRITING & READING UNIT – BILL NAUGHTON SHORT STORIES
*Suitable for whole class, groups and catch up/booster/intervention teaching
Participants will receive a unique unit pack, including all text extracts and supporting materials in addition to extensive IT resources that meet the expectations of the new national curriculum in a dynamic and stimulating manner, providing a fabulous wealth of ideas and resources to inspire and promote writing and reading.
Year 5 and 6 Teachers, new to Year 5 and 6 Teachers, Literacy Co-ordinators, KS2 Leaders, Assistant Headteachers, Teaching Assistants and Catch up teachers working in upper KS2.
A short, dynamic and exciting unit of work, including a wealth of differentiated resources, media and IT, to develop reading through to writing for teachers in Year 6. The unit provides excellent writing moderation writing across a range of genres.
The unit is based on short stories from Bill Naughton’s ’The Goalkeeper’s Revenge’. There is the option of using an additional ‘part-unit’ with a focus on life in the 1930s that provides background and context to his narrative.
Using key short stories and quality extracts supported by structured supporting materials and a defined approach, the unit contains multiple effective writing opportunities across a range of genres suitable for boosting EXS and GDS pupils.