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Click slides to enlarge Gangsta Granny David Walliams Gangsta Granny is a brilliant English teaching resource featuring a series of engaging lessons designed to enhance and develop pupil knowledge and understanding of the novel Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.
Gangsta Granny by David Walliams includes a wide range of activities and lessons for children of all abilities. The range of activities in this unit of work are intended to suggest opportunities around the novel Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.
At least one copy of the novel will need to be used.
It is not intended to be a prescriptive unit of work where all activities are worked through slavishly, although it is structured chronologically. Teachers should select from, and adapt, these resources to meet the needs of the pupils they teach.
There are some potentially sensitive issues explored throughout the story and teachers should make their own decisions about which elements to include.
All the links to external sites are valid at the date of publication but should be checked before use. Gangsta Granny David Walliams click on the images.Activities always include an aspect of comprehension understanding at both word and sentence level with a writing outcome.
For example, We're going on a bear hunt. We use this text to teach contractions, prepositions (word level work) jumbled sentences, sequencing (sentence level work) and the children write their own version after going on a bear hunt in their school environment.
The who, where, when, what, why and how of story writing This worksheet can be used in analysing and planning the key elements that make up a story. Ages 7 to 9 years.
Teaching Writing Strategy. Transforming Writing is a teacher research project into formative assessment and writing. The project is managed by the National Literacy Trust, researched by John Rooke from the University of Winchester and led by Pie Corbett and Julia Strong.
It . Instructions (KS1 & KS2 resources) KS1 and KS2 ideas for instruction writing, including instruction writing frames, instruction examples, instructional texts and instruction comprehension activities and worksheets.
Narrative Writing Unit Shared reading: analyse and annotate two examples/create checklist Opening – introducing characters Shared writing – teacher demonstration using checklist Opening – introducing characters Shared reading.
The activity should work at most levels above elementary, as long as your students have some knowledge of past tenses, but it works best when they also know past continuous / progressive too.