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Autumn 1

Stories by significant children’s author – Roald Dahl

· James and the Giant Peach – creating own characters (nasty aunts and friendly insects)


· Secret Agent Suitcase – inspired by ‘Spy Pups’ by Andy Cope, the children will write instructions for the gadgets inside their suitcase.  They will then create the suitcase and gadgets for a classroom display.

Historical Fiction – Street Child by Berlie Doherty

· Children will experience reading this fantastic story, set during the Victorian era, in both Guided Reading and English sessions.  Writing outcomes will include; diary entries, character descriptions and stories with time slips.


Autumn 2

Focus study book – Archie’s War by Marcia Williams

· Archie’s War will be the reading and writing inspiration throughout the 2nd autumn term.  Children will experience the book in both Guided Reading and English.  Writing outcomes will include; comparative writing, WW1 poetry, formal and informal letter writing.  This work will be presented by each child in their own ‘War’ book.