Discuss how language is used to describe the settings in texts, and explore how the settings shape the events and influence the mood of the narrative
Exploring Poetry Workbook
A workbook to help students become more familiar with the genre of poetry.
Introduction to Narrative Features PowerPoint - Year 3 and Year 4
A 23 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching your students about the features of narrative texts.
Characteristic Word Search with Solution
A fun word search to help your students learn the varying characteristics.
Developing Characters Poster Pack - Show, Don't Tell Feelings
A set of 16 posters about developing and describing characters when writing stories.
Year 4 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (Issue 1)
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 4 students.
Year 4 Magazine - "What's Buzzing?" (Issue 1) Task Cards
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with Issue 1 of Teach Starter's Year 4 magazine.
Narrative Writing Pack
A narrative writing teaching pack containing 9 worksheets and posters.
Literature Study - Lower Primary - Task Cards
A set of 12 literature study task cards for lower primary students to use when analysing children's literature.
Bring Your Characters To Life Poster
A poster to remind your students to add detail and description to their writing to bring their characters to life.
Direct and Indirect Characterisation
A set of two posters explaining direct and indirect characterisation.
Exploring Poetry Worksheet - Storytelling
A worksheet to help students understand storytelling through poetry.
Literature Task Cards
A set of 30 literature tasks to assist your students with examining and responding to literature.
Literature Tasks PowerPoint
A 33 slide editable PowerPoint template of generic literature tasks.
Exploring Poetry - Year 3 and Year 4 Unit Plan
This English unit addresses common poetic devices such as sound play, word play and imagery and explores how these may be applied to narrative poetry.
Developing Narrative Writing Skills Unit Plan - Year 3 and Year 4
This English unit addresses the narrative text type, specifically how to plan and write an engaging story.
Narrative Features - Creating a Setting
A 60 minute lesson in which students will use descriptive language effectively to create a narrative setting.
Storytelling Through Poetry
A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore storytelling through poetry.