About the Read in to Writing The Velveteen Rabbit unit:

  • Suggested year group: Year 3

  • Length of unit: 6 weeks/30 sessions

  • Themes and topics: Reality, friendships and relationships, love, luck, age and illness, historical toys and the early 20th century

  • Writing outcomes: A presentation on 1920s toys, an internal monologue, a love poem, a scarlet fever advice sheet, continuations of the story, a story of their own

About The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams:

In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen
Rabbit, a newcomer to the nursery, wants to know what being Real means. And so begins the Velveteen Rabbit’s journey towards becoming real – through the love of a child.

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Complete unit includes downloadable and editable planning and teaching resources (pupil activity sheets, PowerPoint slides and text extracts) and moderation guidance.

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