Year 2

The Bird and the Forest Fire: recycled story (middles)

Lessons (10)

  • In this lesson, we will begin to think about the character of the Eagle God more in order to tell the story from his perspective.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn a little bit more about the characters in our story, we will create a new story map for our new character and step and speak the story map.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore how the Eagle God's feelings develop throughout the middle part of the story. We will hot seat our character and use movement and role play to deepen the tension in the story.
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  • In this lesson, we will be introduced to fronted adverbials and think about how to use them in order to make our writing varied. We will also self-assess our own work as tool for reflection.
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  • In this lesson, we will practise strategies to help us infer information from what is being said or done. We will do a writing activity to help us explain our opinions
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  • In this lesson, we will box up our story into sections in order to fully understand the purpose of a beginning, a middle and an end.
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  • In this lesson, we will look closely at the Middles that Build Drama Toolkit. We will explore how a writer can use the toolkit to help build tension and drama using key strategies.
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  • In this lesson, we will review our boxing up version to prepare us to write our recycled story and generate ideas in order to help us write our beginning part of the story.
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  • In this lesson, we will review our boxing up version to prepare us to write our recycled story and generate ideas in order to help us write our middle part of the story.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore how we can use 'Show Not Tell' as a technique to describe someone's emotions and actions. We will complete our writing of a dramatic middle and finish our story with an ending.
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