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Bishop MonktonC of E Primary School


Our first text this half term is The Journey Home by Frann Preston-Gannon

Literary Theme: Creation & Conservation


Posters, lists, postcards, wanted posters, information report, short stories


Overview and Outcomes:

This text explores issues of conservation and starts to explore whether we can escape the issues that endangered animals face on a day-to-day basis. The children will create fact files on endangered animals as well write short persuasive pieces on why we need to save a particular endangered animal. The will be able to identify how a sentence is formed by its grammatical structure as a question, a command, a statement or an exclamation. The children will be encouraged to edit their work, being aware of tense and word choice.

Word classes (nouns/verbs/adjectives) will be referred to throughout.


Synopsis of Text:

The ice is melting so Polar Bear sets off in search of a new home. Join him on his adventures across the seas and discover the many friends he meets along the way. This beautifully illustrated story has a powerful message of conservation.