About the Read in to Writing Where the Wild Things Are unit:
Suggested year group: Year 1
Length of unit: 3 weeks/15 sessions
Themes covered: Exploring friendship, loneliness and love, responsibility and respect, kindness and fairness
Writing outcomes: Annotated story maps, a character description, a ‘Missing!’ poster, a letter to the Wild Things and an innovative retelling of the story
About Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak:
After Max is sent to bed for causing mischief, he is transported to where the wild things are. Max tames the wild things and crowns himself as their king, and then the wild rumpus begins!