Taken from our Year 2 Literacy Resource File
1 The Boy Who Cried Wolf
• To listen and respond to the story, considering whether the action is funny or serious. • To consider story themes and morals. • To write simple and compound sentences in relation to reason
2 Predicting the ending
• To read with fluency, drawing on word recognition. • To predict the story ending.
3 Role-playing the villagers
• To read with fluency, drawing on word recognition. • To predict the story ending/next incident. • To present parts of stories using drama
4 The boy’s perspective
• To use drama to prepare for writing. • To identify characters. • To write an ending of the story.
5 The Three Billy Goats Gruff
• To consider story themes and morals. • To empathise with characters. • To write simple and compound sentences
6 Role-playing the Three Billy Goats Gruff
• To prepare and retell stories. • To present the story through drama.
7–8 Retelling the story
• To retell stories using pictures as prompts. • To write using simple and compound sentences, and direct speech.
This unit covers four weeks and focuses on traditional stories. The unit has two alternative outcomes. Children read and compare traditional stories and then work towards their own written version of a traditional narrative. They could also create a digital text combining words, images and sounds using presentation software
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