About the Read in to Writing The Boy at the Back of the Class unit:
Suggested year group: Year 5
Length of unit: 6 weeks/30 sessions
Themes and topics: Migration and immigration, the refugee crisis, belonging, friendship, courage, tolerance, making a difference
Writing outcomes: A piece of persuasive writing, free writing, a letter to the Prime Minister, the next part of the story, a news broadcast, a speech and a news feature
About The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q.Rauf:
Together, some friends at school come up with a daring plan to help Ahmet, a new refugee boy in their
class. Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child’s perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn’t always make sense.
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
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