About the Read in to Writing Simon Sock unit: 

  • Suggested year group: Reception 

  • ​Length of unit: 2 weeks/10 sessions

  • Themes and topics: Celebrating diversity, exploring friendships, creating and exploring patterns, exploring music and movement

  • Writing outcomes: Drawing and writing about the story, writing sentences to match images, speech bubbles, designing a ‘Wanted!’ poster, story writing, and writing clues

About Simon Sock by Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet and Nick East:

Simon is an odd, stripy sock. He lives in the drawers with all the other socks. Every day two socks get picked to go on an adventure. Everyone has a pair… except Simon. Will he ever find his perfect match?

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Complete unit includes downloadable and editable planning and teaching resources (pupil activity sheets, PowerPoint slides, text extracts and original illustrations) and moderation guidance.

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