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Power of reading text: The Boy Who Flew Too High

Stimulus for writing

Week 1 planning.

Monday- Inset day.

Tuesday - Plan Diamante poem (see powerpoint and planning sheet)

Wednesday- Write Diamante poem planned yesterday (use proforma)

Thursday - RE (See RE section)

Friday- Plan AND write a diamante poem based on the topic of flight

Week 2 (11/01/21) - Free verse poetry.

Monday- Plan poem (Use power point as an introduction and plan poem using the proforma).

Tuesday - Write poem (Using plan from yesterday begin to write poem in best presentation)

Wednesday- Write poem continued (Continue to write the poem. If finished then write another poem about something you want)

Thursday - RE (See RE section for planning)

Friday - Cross curricular balloon poem. (Write a poem about what it might be like to fly in a balloon or about the balloon itself)



Week 3


Monday- Describe the character of Icarus

Tuesday- Describe a setting from the story.

Wednesday- Describe setting from the story.

Thursday - RE (see RE section)

Friday- Cross curricular writing 

Week 4 planning.

Monday- plan own version of the story of Icarus (watch video above)

Tuesday - write the beginning

Wednesday- Write the middle.

Thursday - RE see RE section.

Friday- Write the end of the story.

(you can move RE to Friday if you like to keep the flow of writing.)

Week 5 planning

Monday- Plan own version of the wright brothers story.

Tuesday - Write the beginning of the story.

Wednesday - write the middle.

Thursday - write the end.


"Great Inventors: The Wright Brothers" by Adventure Academy

Visit us at ****Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the airplane and changed the course of history with their aeronautical accomp...

Week 6 - Instructions

Monday- Follow instructions 

Tuesday - Plan instructions

Wednesday - Write instructions

Thursday - RE

Friday - Write instructions.

If you don't have access to the resources to "Make a jam sandwich" then follow a set of instructions with your parents for anything you like. Then plan your own set of instructions for the thing you make and write them up.