Planet Earth: A Nature Documentary Whole School Licence
It’s March, the sun returns to the Arctic. After months of darkness, the sun provides a natural alarm for some of the wildlife here. In particular, the world’s largest land predator: the Polar Bear.
A Unit of Work aimed at Key Stage 2 & 3. Through reading, researching and then writing an information text about a chosen animal, children create their own nature documentary
The aim is to cover all elements of the English curriculum in an engaging and purposeful way using a variety of media.
With an additional focus on Fluency for Meaning, this pack will help your learners appreciate the role of the narrator more fully. It will support them as they gain a better understanding of the narrator's role when reading aloud and help them to reflect upon how their voice can be used effectively, not simply to convey what is happening but also to bring the text to life.
The pack also contains contextualised SPaG sessions that focus on a how to add extra information through parenthesis and relative clauses.
This pack includes:
- Comprehension lessons that integrate and develop core reading skills at Word, Sentence and Text Level.
- Writing lessons that encourage collaborative learning and independent creative writing that embeds grammar in a meaningful way and helps learners understand what it means to be a real writer, one who writes for an authentic purpose and with a particular audience in mind.
- Performance lessons that develop reading fluency and a deeper understanding of their own work and that of others, as well as help improve personal social skills and confidence.