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Year 4 Explanation Texts- New Framework, The Shirt Machine

Overall rating 4 out of 54 (26 ratings)

Last updated 09 June 2013, created 10 June 2007, viewed 107,105

2 weeks of plans, and worksheets based on the new framework for Year 4

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The Shirt Machine was an excellent resource which inspired my Year 4 class. Although it was based upon explanation it provided the opportunity to write for various different purposes e.g. letter. We also made origami shirts, designed them and for home learning we asked the children to design their own shirt and make a model of the machine. The film also provided opportunities to explore onomatopoei as the machine made such weird noises. I read a poem from 'Noisy poems' to the class about a machine. they created their own poems using onomatopoeia. Although the teacher's plans were very good I adapted them to suit the needs of my class. Thankyou for such an excellent resource. from Rona Year 4 teacher

from rlddixon, 09 June 2013
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Thank you - a great start to my planning for y4 explanation writing.

from gaa, 17 November 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thanks for this resource - it has saved me so much time!

from mlclaret, 30 September 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Used this as a starting point to plan an observed lesson. Got really good comments so thank you.

from mellykernow, 11 March 2012
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Thanks for sharing!

from lilirenton, 27 January 2012
(report comment) 3 out of 5
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