About the Read in to Writing The Arrival unit:

  • Suggested year group: Year 6

  • Length of unit: 6 weeks/30 sessions

  • Themes and topics: Migration and immigration, the refugee crisis, changes, identity, family, cultural diversity, WW2

  • ​Writing outcomes: A farewell letter, a series of journal entries, an extended narrative anda letter from the father to his family

About The Arrival by Shaun Tan:

What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless, and the future is unknown? This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refugee, every displaced person, and a tribute to all those who have made the journey.

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