Writing Narrative Texts Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6

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10 x lessons | Suitable for years: 5 - 6

This English unit addresses the narrative text type; specifically, how to write an engaging narrative text.

It consists of 10 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An independent writing task, which may couple as an assessment task, is included in the unit. The number of lessons required to complete this task may vary from class to class.

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