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Unit A – Detective Stories

This English scheme of work for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate common narrative features and styles of mystery and thriller writing, learn spelling rules for adding the suffix able and practise using commas to write compound and complex sentences based on The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle.

Investigate common narrative features and styles of mystery and thriller writing, learn spelling rules for adding the suffix able and practise using commas to write compound and complex sentences

Lesson One : Word Suffixes

Identify and record how words change their spelling and meaning when suffixes are added to word roots

Lesson Two : Sentence Clauses

Practise adding a range of phrase and clauses to different sentences using commas and conjunctions

Lesson Three : Character Viewpoints

Compose a selection of paragraphs to match the content of a story written from the viewpoint of one of the characters

Lesson Four : Story Paragraphs

Convert a selection of paragraphs from a detective story from the first to the third person

Lesson Five : Story Puzzles

Write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader

  • Number Races

    Number Races

    Create and complete different number lines to show sets of four digit numbers with a range of division steps

  • Number Steps

    Number Steps

    Identify and record divisions on sets of different number lines to show sequences of numbers with four digits

  • Number Rules

    Number Rules

    Identify and record sets of four digit numbers that can match a range of different statements about numbers

  • Number Mixing

    Number Mixing

    Identify and record the place value of the digits in a range of different four digit numbers by using matching calculations