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Y3 Y4 Y5 Iceland Banned Palm Oil Christmas Advert - poem, balanced arguments & persuasive letters.
Find the advert here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdpspllWI2o
Y3/Y4 / Y5 mixed class mini topic focusing on the banned Iceland Christmas advert and the use of Palm Oil.
Focuses mainly around reading to start with then move on to writing balanced arguments and persuasive letters.
Starts with reading comprehension (requires additional comprehension activity from Twinkl - **NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACK**).
- Day by day mini topic breakdown with editable resource sheets
- Iceland advert transcript - to be deconstructed
- Poetry elements breakdown prompt
- Differentiated inference questions
- Palm oil products sorting activity (with answers in topic plan)
- Example notes from Banksy grafitti P4C session
- Banksy grafitti balanced arguments written by Y4s - to be deconstructed
- Planning sheet for balanced arguments
- Balanced argument assessment sheet
- Persuasive letter example and check lists (to J. K. Rowling)
- Persuasive letter assessment sheet
**Curriculum coverage (from Year 3 and Year 4 programme of study)**
- Listening to and discussing a wide range of poetry
- Using dictionaries to check the meaning of words that they have read
- Preparing poems and play scripts to read aloud and to perform, showing
understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
- Recognising some different forms of poetry
- Checking that the text makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and
explaining the meaning of words in context
- Asking questions to improve their understanding of a text
- Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives
from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
- Identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning
- Discussing writing similar to that which they are planning to write in order to
understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar
- Discussing and recording ideas
- Organising paragraphs around a theme
- In non-narrative material, using simple organisational devices (for example,
headings and sub-headings)
- Evaluate by assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing and suggesting