About the Read in to Writing Little Whale unit:
Suggested year group: Reception
Length of unit: 2 weeks/10 sessions
Themes and topics: Expressing opinions and listening, collaboration, research, environmental awareness, understanding the world
Writing outcomes: Shared and modelled writing, writing captions and labels, story mapping and sequencing, generating adjective word banks, story writing themed on whales, and poster making
About Little Whale by Jo Weaver:
Told through the eyes of a whale and her calf, this mesmerisingly beautiful book is a story of migration, family and the strength of parental love which celebrates the wonders of nature.