About the Read in to Writing The Lost Magician unit:
Suggested year group: Year 6
Length of unit: 6 weeks/30 sessions
Themes and topics: WW2; evacuation, forgiveness and resolution, sacrifice, relationships, change, struggles and loss, good vs evil
Writing outcomes: An informational text, a letter or advice sheet, a persuasive text, writing in the style of the story, a monologue, extended narratives
About The Lost Magician by Piers Torday:
They have survived the Blitz, but when Simon, Patricia, Evelyn and Larry step through a mysterious library door, it is the beginning of their most dangerous adventure yet. They discover the magical world of Folio, where an enchanted kingdom of fairy knights, bears and tree gods is under threat from a sinister robot army.