The Secret of Black Rock
In this unit the children will be immersed in a sea-side adventure story. They will consider how the story is constructed in four paragraphs, with an introduction, journey, problem and resolution. They will develop their vocabulary looking at noun phrases, words that move the story on, repeated language and similes. Covering different genres, such as story writing, postcard and letter writing. Children will develop their use of punctuation to include question marks, exclamation marks and speech marks to indicate when a character is talking.