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Week 4 - 25/1/2021

The King who Banned the Dark -  Learning Overview Week 2






Spelling test today!

You need to be tested on last week’s spellings and set new words to learn

(use the video if wanted which will go through the answers and next week’s spellings)


Reading Comprehension.

Read the text carefully and answer the questions.

Use the answer sheet to check, adjust and improve your responses.


Re-read or re-listen to the story – The King who Banned the Dark.


Your writing this week to write your own story about the thing you want to ban.


Use the video to go through ideas for what could go wrong with the thing you banned, the rumours that could be spread.


Your final task is a vocabulary task.

Use this lesson to plan your story.


The planning sheet and tutorial will help you use the plot of ‘The King who Banned the Dark’ to guide you through the story.


When planning, think carefully about the vocabulary choices you will make.

Use the teaching video to get you started with writing your story.

You can choose between three formats:

1) A written story aimed at primary school children

2) A hand-drawn picture book – you will need to start with the words then accompany with pictures.

3) A virtual picture book (using PowerPoint or similar) – type your story on each ‘page’ and find picture(s) to accompany your story.

You will need today to finish your story, especially if you are creating a picture book.


Remember to select vocabulary carefully.


Proof-read and edit your writing then share it with your class teacher.