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Lesson overview: To engage with the context of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon' narrative

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In this lesson, we will learn about the author, setting and key characters in this narrative and visual narrative. We will also learn about the historical context of some of the characters.

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40 lessons in How to Train your Dragon - Mixed outcomes:

  1. To engage with the context of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon' narrative
  2. To investigate suffixes: Plurals
  3. To explore simple and compound sentences
  4. To identify the C and S features of an opening scene
  5. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with water
  6. To generate precise adverbs and verbs to describe the opening scene
  7. To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: Plurals, including test
  8. To plan and write the first part of an opening scene
  9. To plan and write the second part of an opening scene
  10. To plan and write the third part of an opening scene
  11. To generate vocabulary to describe the characters
  12. To investigate suffixes: - ate -en -ify -ise
  13. To explore complex sentences
  14. To plan the first part of a build-up scene
  15. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with clumsiness
  16. To write the first part of a build-up scene
  17. To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes -ate, -en, -ify, -ise suffixes, including a test
  18. To plan the second part of a build-up scene
  19. To write the second part of a build-up scene
  20. To edit your build-up writing
  21. To identify the features of an instructional text
  22. To investigate suffixes: -al, -ic and -tion, -ity, -ness
  23. To revise complex sentences
  24. To write an introduction
  25. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with trying hard (Part 1)
  26. To plan a first set of instructions
  27. To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: -ic, -al and -ity -tion -ness, including test
  28. To write a first set of instructions
  29. To plan a second set of instructions
  30. To write a second set of instructions
  31. To identify the features of a persuasive letter
  32. To investigate homophones
  33. To explore relative clauses
  34. To plan a persuasive letter
  35. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with trying hard (Part 2)
  36. To write the opening to a persuasive letter
  37. To practise and apply knowledge of homophones, including test
  38. To write the first paragraph of a persuasive letter
  39. To write the second paragraph of a persuasive letter
  40. To write the closing paragraph of a persuasive letter