About the Read in to Writing Bee and Me unit:
Suggested year group: Reception
Length of unit: 3 weeks/15 sessions
Themes and topics: Nature surveys and observations linked to bees, insects and flowers, environmental issues
Writing outcomes: Story captions, A recount of an imaginary journey, a story sequel, poster
About Bee and Me by Alison Jay:
This wordless picture book was inspired by the author’s encounter with a bee as she worked in her studio one day. It tells the story of a little girl’s friendship with a bee. An exhausted bee flies through an open window into a room where a little girl is reading a book about flowers. At first, the little girl is frightened and doesn’t know what to do, but she feeds the bee sugary water and as she helps the bee, a friendship develops.
Complete unit includes downloadable and editable planning and teaching resources (pupil activity sheets, PowerPoint slides, extracts and original illustrations) and moderation guidance
Overview Grid provides information on themes and topics, writing outcomes, curriculum coverage and week-by-week planning
Read in to Writing provides units for Reception to Year 6.