Main Focus: Poetry
This pack links to poetry. The poem has been written to retell the events of when Jupiter interrupted dinner at Crow Manor.
The children can learn different aspects about poetry as well as try to order the poem.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Show Not Tell
This resource help your children think a little bit more about the words of the author.
Your Year 5 or Year 6 children will explain what they think the author is showing but not telling in the passages taken from the story.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Personification
This is a brilliant pack to help introduce your class to personification in the story. Extracts have been taken from the story that include personification. Your class must read through and identify the use of personification and explain why it is personification in their own words.
To make it more challenging, you could photocopy the entire pages and ask them to find examples of personification.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Similes
In this pack your class must read the extracts from the story and identify the similes. They must then explain why it is a simile.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Comprehension (pages 1-7)
This resource has been differentiated 6 ways to help cater for the abilities within your Year 5 or Year 6 class. The resource cover pages 1 – 7 in the story.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Comprehension (pages 55-58)
Another comprehension resource that has been differentiated 4 ways to help cater for the abilities within your Year 5 or Year 6 class. The resource cover pages 55 – 58 in the story.Unlock Resource
Main Focus: Vocabulary - Use in Text and Definitions
In this resource pack (12 pages), your class will use the word lists to delve deeper into word definitions, how the word has been used in the story and how they can apply it to a new context.
Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension in Sentences
In this pack, your children will add in the words to the sentences taken from the book.
Complete this activity before the activity above to give your children a grounding in how the words are used in context before exploring definitions and applying to new contexts.
You can also cut off the lists below the sentences to encourage your children to think of their own words to complete the sentences.Unlock Resource