Our first topic for the new year is...
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By the end of this topic the children will:
Name at least 5 of the works of Shakespeare
Know who Shakespeare was
Understand the influence Shakespeare had on the literary world
Understand the importance of the Globe theatre
Know in depth the work of a play – Macbeth
Be able to put Shakespeare plays into categories e.g. tragedy, comedy
We will achieve this knowledge by teaching the children the following objectives:
Emphasise pupils’ enjoyment and understanding of language, especially vocabulary, to support their reading and writing.
Continuing to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks
Increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including fiction from our literary heritage.
Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader
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