LONG TERM PLAN WITH GRAMMAR LINKS English Modules – Year 4 Term 2 Dragons theme – links Descriptive writing – to myths imagery linked to Hot Seating/inferential dragon theme ‘Tell skills Me A Dragon’ (1 ‘Snow Dragon’ (1 week) week) Term 1 Narrative Traditional Tales – Myths (quests) (5 weeks) Term 3 Stories with a shared theme/ issues (4 weeks) Bill’s New Frock – Annie Fine (2 weeks) Playscripts ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ (3 weeks) Grammar focus W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3 W1, P1, P2 W2, S1, S2, S3, T2, P3 Suggested final written outcome Write a Greek/ Roman myth focussing on effective characterisation, Link dialogue to effective characterisation, interweaving speech and action. Writing and performing a play inspired by ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Non-fiction Grammar focus Reports (3 week) W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3 Write own report independently based on noted gathered from several sources. Suggested final written outcome Poetry Vocabulary building Structure – Haikus (2 weeks) Suggested outcome Read, write and perform haiku poems. ‘Take One Book’ (2 weeks) – Willy’s Stories Narrative writing with grammar focus W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3, P1 W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3 P1 Write a story containing a dilemma focussing on characters’ point of view and their possible actions. Persuasion- Save our habitat (2 weeks) W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3 Take One Poet’ (2 weeks) Shel Silverstein, Creating nonsense poems. Non chronological writing ‘Bug Detectives’ (2 weeks) W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3 W2 S1 W2, S1, S2, S3, T1, T2, P3 W1, P2 Assemble and sequence points in order to plan the presentation of the point of view (using graphs, images, visual aids to make the view more convincing) Save our habitat leaflet/ booklet from an indigenous animal or insect’s point of view To research and write an explanation text about Chinese New Year. Vocabulary building Jump Start Poetry – Pie Corbett (2 week) Vocabulary building (1 week) Structure – Free verse (1 week) Read, write, respond and perform poems. Read, write and perform animal poems. Free verse. Recite some narrative poetry by heart. Explanation text – Until I Met Dudley (2 weeks ) Research particular poet (animal theme) Personal responses to poetry. Recite familiar poems by heart. ‘Take One Book’ (2 weeks) - The Black Book of Colours Descriptive writing of colours using the senses and similes.