Y4 Writing Unit – Lochinvar

Cost: Free to members of BEST Trust otherwise £90

Writing Units Developmental Programme – autumn term modules:

Leader(s): Deborah Ainscoe, Headteacher & LA Moderator, Mike Ainscoe,

Former National Strategies Consultant Participants will receive a unique unit pack in addition to extensive IT resources that meet the expectations of the new national curriculum in a dynamic and stimulating manner, providing a fabulous collection of ideas and resources to inspire and promote creative writing and reading.

Reference WR01AU18
Date Tuesday 6th November 2018,
Time 1.00pm to 4.00pm
Location TBC

Target Group: Year 4 and 5 teachers, new to Year 4 and 5 teachers, literacy coordinators, KS2 leaders, assistant headteachers, teaching assistants working in upper KS2.

Course Information:
An exciting and extensive unit of work, including a wealth of differentiated resources, media and ICT, to develop reading and writing for Y4 and 5 based upon the new National curriculum.

Context: Knights…King Arthur & the round table…Sir Gawain. We look at the background to knights and in particular the story of Sir Gawain before a more in depth look at the Lochinvar poem.

Evidence of impact and improved standards of writing. The unit, which will be based upon Sir Walter Scott’s ‘Lochinvar’ it will also contain resources that provide additional reading and writing opportunities  based upon legends and historical context which also serves as an independent mini unit.

Extensive, excellent planning resources provided including: ICT, media and samples of children’s work.