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Reception into Year 1 Bridging Unit - Harry the Happy Mouse

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RES241 £30.00
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English and Literacy

Harry the Happy Mouse by N.G.K and Janelle Dimmett

Based around the heart-warming story of Harry the Happy Mouse, this integrated unit supports the application of Reception to Year 1 phonics, reading and sentence construction skills.

The half termly unit is designed to include a focus on rhymes, poems and songs, followed by both a fiction unit (2-3 weeks) and a non-fiction unit (1-2 weeks).

Within the narrative unit, children will be engaged with an oral retelling of the story of Harry and his walk, making people happy along the way. (Be sure to pack your walking boots!) Children will engage in short writing opportunities, including thought and feeling bubbles, lists and thank you notes/letters, in addition to an extended retelling of the story. 

Following on from the narrative, an information sequence of work is also provided, in which children will create information posters on one of the focus animals.

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Year 1 into Year 2 Bridging Unit -The Way Home for Wolf

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RES242 £30.00
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English and Literacy

The Way Home for Wolf by Rachel Bright and Jim Field

Applying skills from both Year 1 and Year 2, this publication is based around the theme of wolves and integrates both narrative and non-fiction in a 5-6 week sequence.

Children will share in the delights of The Way Home for Wolf by Rachel Bright and Jim Field, before taking on the role of researchers to find out more about wolves and other animals.

Using their newly found facts, children will produce an information leaflet to inform an audience. The unit concludes with a return to fiction, where children will create an innovation based on the original story.

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Year 2 into Year 3 Bridging Unit - A Bear Called Paddington

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RES243 £30.00
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English and Literacy

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Year 2 and Year 3 reading and writing skills are interwoven throughout both narrative and non-fiction units in this publication, all themed around one of our favourite bears from children’s literature – Paddington!

The first unit explores Michael Bond’s classic text, alongside the use of more recent film material. Regular short and long writing opportunities are embedded throughout the sequence as the children work towards an extended narrative of their own Paddington adventure.

This is followed by a non-fiction unit, in which children will explore a range of non- fiction sources, websites and clips, before writing their own tourist guide to either London or your local area. Be prepared for your classroom to be transformed to a tourist destination, complete with regular tours!

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Year 3 into Year 4 Bridging Unit - The Loch Ness Monster

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RES244 £30.00
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English and Literacy

The Loch Ness Monster

Reading and writing skills for Year 3 and Year 4 are interwoven throughout these two units of work lasting 3-4 weeks for narrative and 2-3 weeks for non-fiction, all based around the theme of the Loch Ness Monster.

The first unit focuses on exploring and researching the infamous legend using film clips, websites, texts and news sources, before children write their own non-fiction article for a children’s magazine.

Following this, a narrative unit is provided which includes developing a new Loch Ness monster character based on a plot pattern inspired by the classic cartoon, The Family-Ness! Enjoy singing along to the theme tune with your class!

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Year 4 into Year 5 Bridging Unit - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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RES245 £30.00
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English and Literacy

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

This publication of 7-8 weeks focusing on Year 4 and Year 5 reading and writing skills, includes both narrative and non-fiction opportunities, all based around the classic children’s novel The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

Using film clips, websites and a range of texts, including those themed around evacuation and mythical creatures, this unit will immerse the children in themes central to the novel.

A variety of short and long writing opportunities are embedded throughout the unit as the children analyse the story, gather content on mythological creatures and develop an extended narrative based upon The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

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This publication is subject to 20% VAT for non LCC Maintained Schools.

 


Year 5 into Year 6 Bridging Unit - The Nowhere Emporium

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RES246 £30.00
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English and Literacy

The Nowhere Emporium by Ross MacKenzie

Themed around magic, mystery and much more, both the narrative and non-fiction units within this publication, interweave reading and writing skills from Year 5 and Year 6.

Children will be taken on a magical journey whilst reading Ross MacKenzie’s award-winning The Nowhere Emporium. Regular short and long writing opportunities are embedded throughout the sequence - with opportunities for further challenge and independent writing also signposted – whilst the final written outcome is an extended narrative based around the plot of The Nowhere Emporium.

This is followed by a non-fiction unit, flexibly themed around magic or the circus – it’s your choice! Following research, children will work towards producing a hybrid information text in the form of a magazine page. This includes a mini biography, a discussion text and a non-chronological report. The children could be finding out about the history of magic, researching a famous magician or discussing whether animals should be allowed to perform in a circus. Lots of interesting facts to find and discussions to have!

Please note this publication is electronic and will be sent to the email address used during purchase. If you have not received it within 5/10 minutes please check your spam/junk folder. The email link received will be live for only 10 days, please download the attachments and save to your computer.  

This publication is subject to 20% VAT for non LCC Maintained Schools.


English Bridging Units - All Year Groups

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RES247 £180.00
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English and Literacy

This is to allow you to purchase all six publications in one click, instead of adding them individually to the shopping cart. 

This publication includes:

  • Reception into Year 1 - Harry the Happy Mouse   (RES241)
  • Year 1 into Year 2 – The Way Home for Wolf   (RES242)
  • Year 2 into Year 3 – A Bear Called Paddington   (RES243)
  • Year 3 into Year 4 – Loch Ness Monster   (RES244)
  • Year 4 into Year 5 – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe   (RES245)
  • Year 5 into Year 6 – The Nowhere Emporium   (RES246)

For the full descriptions please see the individual publications. 

Please note this publication is electronic and will be sent to the email address used during purchase. If you have not received it within 5/10 minutes please check your spam/junk folder. The email link received will be live for only 10 days, please download the attachments and save to your computer.  

This publication is subject to 20% VAT for non LCC Maintained Schools.


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