About the Read in to Writing Mary Poppins unit:
Suggested year group: Year 3
Length of unit: 6 weeks/30 sessions
Themes and topics: Relationships and changes, family, dependence and independence, magic, book/film adaptations
Writing outcomes: A series of diary entries, shape poems, an extended narrative and a persuasive letter
About Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers:
When the East Wind blows Mary Poppins into the home of the Banks children, their lives go topsy-turvy and are changed forever. This original, classic story is still charming readers and transporting new fans into the mysterious world of everyone’s favourite magical nanny.