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Unit B – Animal Adventures

This English scheme of work for Key Stage One gets the children to plan and write a story based on a book by a significant author about an animal kept as a pet by a family, explore words with ge spellings and use apostrophes to show possession based on Mog the Forgetful Cat by Judith Kerr.

Plan and write a story based on a book by a significant author about an animal kept as a pet by a family

Lesson One : Word Sounds

Investigate and match the different spellings of words that contain the /dʒ/ sound that can be used to describe pets

Lesson Two : Pet Sentences

Use apostrophes for possession in sentences to indicate things belonging to different family pets

Lesson Three : Pet Belongings

Practise using possessive apostrophes in sentences to indicate items belonging to different family pets

Lesson Four : Pet Story Events

Select and sequence different events to use in a story matching the structure and content of a narrative text about a family pet

Lesson Five : Pet Story Writing

Draft and edit a narrative story to illustrate alternative conflict and resolution for the main character in a story about a family pet

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    Identify, calculate and record the start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences using analogue and digital clocks
  • Running Times
    alculate the duration of different sporting events by counting in intervals of five minutes
  • Family Timetables
    Select and record start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences
  • Bus Times
    Calculate and record the duration of different bus journeys using times to five minutes