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About the Read in to Writing Nevermoor unit:
Suggested year group: Year 5
Length of unit: 7 weeks/35 sessions
Themes and topics: Facing fears, talents/self-worth, friendship, belonging, truth and lies, magic, light and shadows, animals, discussion and debate
Writing outcomes: Free writing, a diary entry, an advert, a newspaper report and a magical adventure story
About Nevermoor The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend:
Morrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But as the clock strikes midnight, she’s whisked away and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor where she’s invited to join the Wundrous Society. Mystery, magic and protection are hers – if only she can pass four impossible trials, using an exceptional
talent. Which she doesn’t have…
Complete unit includes downloadable and editable planning and teaching resources (pupil activity sheets, PowerPoint slides, text extracts) and moderation guidance
Overview grid provides information on themes and topics, writing outcomes, curriculum coverage and week-by-week planning
In Year 5 especially, the progression we’ve seen during the unit is noticeable. The passion it has created has given some children a real desire to carry on reading and explore ideas on what happens next
Read in to Writing provides units for Reception to Year 6.