Discuss the Iron Man story and what you thought of it. Thinking about the different aspects of it (characters, story line, etc)
Children to create a book review for the Iron Man based on their opinions.
Today we are going to be exploring non-fiction texts.
What is a non-fiction text?
How can we tell if a piece of writing is non-fiction?
Work through the non-fiction PowerPoint.
Look at the text on Fossils and answer the comprehension questions.
Today we are going to be comparing fiction and non-fiction texts.
What are the differences between fiction and non-fiction texts?
Are there any obvious way we can tell if a piece of writing is fiction or non-fiction?
Work through the PowerPoint comparing fiction and non-fiction features.
Children to create a table with fiction on one side and non-fiction on the other. Write the features in the correct columns- showing they understand how to identify fiction and non-fiction writing.
Re-cap fiction and non-fiction writing. Can they remember any points from their tables they created yesterday?
What is non-fiction writing?
How can we tell?
Read through the Non-fiction text about Mars and see if the children are able to identify any of the non-fiction features previously discussed.
Children to read through the text about Mars and answer the comprehension questions.
Share a book with your adult/sibling/pet/teddy bear and discuss what has happened in the story.
- Is it fiction or non-fiction?
- How do you know?
- What did you like about it?
- What do you think could have been better?