Year 2

Ganesh Gets Married (2)

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Lessons (10)

  • In this lesson, we will generate new ideas to change the settings within our story, 'The Marriage of Ganesh'. We will then draw the alternative setting that we choose to create a new story map.
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  • In this lesson, we will 'step' and 'speak' our new recycled version of our story. We will start to assess which moods best match which locations.
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  • In this lesson, we will change the setting of the start of our story. We will consider the actions that our characters could take to help evoke two contrasting moods.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn that different sentences can create different moods in a piece of writing. We will explore four different sentence level techniques to understand the impact they can have on the reader's mood.
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  • In this lesson, we will retrieve information from new extracts of our text, 'The Marriage of Ganesh'. We will use evidence to support our opinions and conclusions. There will also be opportunities to challenge the statement and suggest alternatives.
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  • In this lesson, we will take a deeper look at our new locations for our recycled story. We will consider the mood of each place and summarise the plot.
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  • In this lesson, we will reimagine the first scene of our story - focusing on our main characters interacting for the first time in the palace gardens. We will plan our writing through a sensory exploration.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore how prepositions can help us to extend our spatial descriptions of places. We will craft our first descriptions of our innovated setting and focus on creating a mood that moves our reader.
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  • In this lesson, we will start the lesson by creating alliterative actions. We will then use a staircase outline to signpost the mood development in our scene. Together we will use our mood toolkit to create a mood that moves our reader.
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  • In this lesson, we will conclude the writing of our recycled story. We will focus on bringing together all of the language devices that we learnt to create an ending that truly moves our reader.
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