Powerpoint This is a short unit (approx 2-3 50 minute periods) which aims to improve students ability to create effective characterisation in creative or personal pieces of writing. Pack contains a self-explanatory PowerPoint which you simply run through and it gives students examples of good practice and gives them tasks on how to improve characterisation. There is also a worksheet which gives pupils the opportunity to work independently and build their skills at characterisation.
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Link to the resources on this site: When the Grace children moved into the old, abandoned Spiderwick Mansion, little did they realise that their lives would never be the same again. Having uncovered a fantastical world of sprites, faeries and goblins there's no turning back.
Iron Man
Link to Iron Man resources on this site
Stories with Imaginary Worlds Week 2-TES
PowerPoint/Notebook Excellent full set of resources for a Year 4/5 classon stories with imaginary settings based on Neil Gaiman's Coraline and Wolves in the Walls.
Stories With Imaginary Worlds Week 1-TES
Lesson A set of resources for Year 4/5 class based on Coraline and The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman. See Week 2 for additional resources.
Imaginary Worlds - settings-TES
PowerPoint Use this powerpoint to introduce children to a range of imaginary worlds.
Imaginary worlds- settings-TES
PowerPoint Extracts taken from books and two clips to watch about an imaginary world setting. Children to discuss how the world is created and shown to the audience.
Harry Potter resources
Link to a selection of Harry Potter resources on this site.
Literacy Shed
Website Great resources for narrative from The Literacy Shed
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie— step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter...
The Iron Man

The Iron Man

Lesson Plan This planning and range of activities is designed to enable MLD and ASD children to access the classic Iron Man novel by Ted Hughes in an exciting and imaginative way [Literacy Extended stories]. The activities are structured around PHSE themes that encourage the children to consider their own and others emotional development.
Quentin Blake page on the TES
Website TES Resource page for Quentin Blake.  ’Inspirations’ meets celebrated book illustrator, Quentin Blake, as he discusses the story, ideas and illustration techniques behind two of his books, ‘Clown’ and ‘The Green Ship’.
Where the Wild Things Are
Resource Unit of work for 'Where the wild Things Are.'.
'Where the Wild Things Are.' Resource page-TES
Website TES resource page for 'Where the Wild Things Are.'
New Framework planning for ' Where the Wild Things Are' .
Lesson TES - Weeks 1, 2, 3 and 4 of  New Framework planning for ' Where the Wild Things Are' .
A fun session creating "wild things"
Lesson TES - Lesson plan based on the famous book' Where the wild things are'. A fun session creating "wild things" and using interesting adjectives to describe them.
Free planning from Hamilton Trust
Website Free resources from Hamilton Trust- Stories set in imaginary Worlds. Register with Hamilton Trust  to get this planning FREE.