About the Read in to Writing The Iron Man unit:

  • Suggested year group: Year 3

  • Length of unit: 6 weeks/30 sessions

  • Themes and topics: Relationships, difference, feelings, challenge, threat, peace, war, world countries, sounds and music, heat and cooling

  • Writing outcomes: An internal monologue, a diary entry, a formal speech, a poem, free writing and a newspaper report on the Iron Man’s battle

    About The Iron Man by Ted Hughes:

    Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.

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