Resource This Year 4 Unit of Work is based on The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. This download is a detailed 14 day unit of work that drives towards a genre outcome. This exemplar planning integrates the Three Zones of Writing: The FANTASTICs (ideas), The Grammaristics (tools), The Boomtastics (techniques).
Resource This MTP is to support a Green Living topic by using recycled materials. Sculptures are created by using Ted Hughes' Iron Man as a starting point. The beauty of the world is recreated through the mediums of sketches, watercolours and collages with a final emphasis on pupil evaluation skills.
Lesson Plan A literacy lesson that involves the use of multimedia and is aimed at developing children's use of similes. This resource includes a Powerpoint which features an extract from The Iron Man and a video clip from the film, the Iron Giant, differentiated worksheets and pictures.
Iron Man Punctuation
Resource A simple worksheet to support children in writing sentences about the appetite of 'The Iron Man'. Children are encouraged to use commas within a list whilst copying the stylistic devices of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'!
Video A narrated animation of the introduction to 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes. The animation shows an interpretation of the description of the Iron Man's movement, appearance and descent from the cliff. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
Resource I did this with a Y4 group as an initial lesson designed to kickstart a Half term topic on 'Robots' (linking to Ted Hughes The Iron Man/ use of programming - Scratch) The lesson plan and Prezi go hand in hand, with built in opportunties for partner talk, group discussion and comprehension.
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