Transcription of Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
1 kensuke s Kingdomby Michael MorpurgoLesson 1 Success CriteriaI can reflect on events I can understand key characters by reading between the linesI can derive meanings of new vocabularyWhat is a reading journal? You are going to use pieces of A4 paper and create a booklet It should be beautifully presented be creative You will be making character lists; key notes; creating thought bubbles for reflections; making predictions; drawing maps and Even better than Boy in the Striped Creating a reading journalWhat is a reading journal? It is your reading journey! What you put in your journal will be part of your assessment for reading levels. Therefore you need to challenge yourself and give 100% at all times. Chapter 1 Read While you are listening, use the first clean page to design a front cover for your journal remember best presentation to show your high school teachers It needs the title: kensuke s Kingdom by Michael Morpugo think about interesting lettering styles you can use/stencils Think about a suitable picture maybe use the front cover for inspirationWe will create a bookmark like we did when we studied The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
2 Remember write the title of the book at the top: kensuke s KingdomThen any words that come up that you do not know the meaning of, write them down on there. This will be your own bookmark so some of you may have more words than : Character listCreate a character list detailing what we know about the personalities of each character so Michael age 11, loves football, best mate Eddie, quite likes school, has a paper round Eddie best friend, loves football, moved down south Dad optimist, spur of the moment Mum Stella Artois - Barnacle Bill - I can use a dash to create a character profile I can use commas in a list I can use capital letters for proper To identify unfamiliar words and describe their Chapter 1 of kensuke s Kingdom the author, Michael Morpurgo , uses some challenging words. Using a dictionary look up the meaning of the following words and write them in a table like the one below.
3 Then write a sentence using the word to show that you understand how to use in, loving itLike a bull in a china shop , causes unnecessary problemsExcitingspeak rapidly and unintelligibly, typically through fear or and fierceNo longer neededMadness, crazinessP4C: What would you do and why?Chapter 2 Water, water 2 spag starter I can use modal verbs: could, should, would, might Using cursive handwriting, write 4 sentences using a modal verb. Link it to the events of Chapter 1. If I could move anywhere, it would VerbsTask: Answer these comprehension questions in your journal. Remember to write in full sentences and use neat, joined up Why has Michael decided now to tell his story?2. What do the family do together on the weekends? Can you describe how it makes them feel?3. Why do the family stop sailing?4. What happened to Michael s best friend?5. What happens to Michael s father and why?
4 6. Describe the father when they meet up again. What sort of mood is he in?Task: How Life changed when the letter When the letter arrived, Michael s life changed. In your journal write a paragraph to explain what life was like before the redundancyletter arrived, and after. Think about each character and their reactions/behaviour I can use capital letters, full stops, question marks, exclamation marksDear Diary,Mum and Dad have told me we re sailing around the world! We re selling the house and leaving in a few weeks. I can t believe it, I am looking forward what : How would you feel?You are going to write a diary entry in character as Michael . Imagine you have just been told you re going sailing around the Chapter 2 Add to your bookmark anymore words you may not understanding the meaning we are reading, make sure you are listening but you can finish off your front work -similesLesson 3 spag starter I can use commas in a listIf I was going travelling around the world, I would pack: Ext> Use commas to detail 5 words to describe Mum/Dad/ To put myself in Michael s positionWrite each sentence in your book in neat, joined up handwriting.
5 Item + justification. If I could only take 5 items on my sailing journey around the world they would because _____2. _____ so that _____ 3. 4. 5. Chapter 3 Ship s LogSession To write a balanced argument on sailing around the CriteriaI can consider pros and cons of a situationI can give valid reasons for my opinionsI can link my ideas with appropriate connectivesMichael s father decides that the family will sail around the world together. Do you think that it would be a good idea for your family to do something like this? Remember, we have done things like this before during our mountain topic To write a balanced argument on sailing around the worldNow you are going to turn your ideas into a mini balanced argument. Remember to use addition and opposition connectives to link pros and cons-like with tourism on the AROUND THE WORLD I am not sure that sailing around the world with my family would be a good thing the other good thing about it would point of view to check your spelling and punctuation very carefully, and to write in neat joined up handwritingLesson 4I can select vocabulary and grammatical structures that reflect the level of formality requiredAs a class, draft a letter to Mrs Hellings from your parents, explaining why they wish to withdraw you from school for a yearRead to the end of Chapter 3.
6 Now answer these questions in full sentences to show your understanding. Use neat, joined up When Michael and his family first set sail, how many miles a day do they wantto do?2. How many miles a day do they actually do?3. What game do Michael s parents play?4. What creatures do they see off the coast of Africa?5. In November they went to Brazil. Where did they stop?6. What did Michael do in Brazil?7. What did they do on Christmas Day?8. Describe, in your own words, the incident with Stella work -adjectivesP4C starter-Lesson 5 Session 2 Lesson 5To be aware of the author s techniquesSuccess CriteriaI can find similes and metaphors and say how they are effectiveI know how repetition can have an effect and find examples of itI can keep my reading journal up to date with my thoughts and To write a description using expressive To use fronted adverbials to create tension Think about how Michael felt the night of the about a time in your life when you have been really were the circumstances, can you describe it so I can sense your fear?
7 See sentence starters/super sentences (3-ed) as ideas see next slide Michael felt _____ on the night of the storm because _____. In my own life I have felt scared when _____. I felt this because using the next slide can you turn your sentences into some that build to build tension cursive writingNot knowing what was about to happen, Turning at the sudden sound behind me, Hardly daring to open my eyes, I _____Chapter 4 Gibbons and To use evidence from the text :Draw the island outline ( shaped like a peanut ) using the map at the beginning of the book to help will now read To add to your island, 53 will be of great to add any words you do not know to your bookmark!IDEAS:Session 2 Week 2 Lesson 1 To empathisewith charactersSuccess CriteriaI can put myself in someone else s shoesI can appeal for information I can use the text for evidenceChapter 4: Recap Questions1. What two things is Michael desperate to find?
8 2. How does Stella s companionship help Michael during his first two days on the island?3. What are the gifts Michael and Stella Artois are given?4. What message does he write on the rock?5. Why does Michael want to start a fire? Read page 65 carefully and then give three reasons using evidence from the What happens to the fire?Task:Write the script for a TV interview with Michael s parents as they appear on the news to appeal for informationAssessment:use question marks and colons Drama can we follow your scripts to perform them from our desks?Optional super challenge Plan and write a newspaper article about Michael s disappearanceWAGOLL interview Journalist: Mr Jones, tell us about the last time you saw Michael . Dad: Well, it was at bedtime Journalist: Does Michael have the necessaryskills to survive? Mum: Oh yes, he was well-trained ** Can you include any Y5/6 spelling words?Lesson 2 Design a missing persons poster for Michael , using information we have about him: name, age, looks, personality, last Think about what else a missing person poster might say/offer.
9 Let s get some ideas together as a challengeSession 2 Lesson To consider how we communicate and how we interpret others actions Success CriteriaI can put myself in someone else s shoesI can appeal for information I can use the text for evidenceIn your down the following words with space to write a definition: Abunai Dameda Eikokujin Gomenasai Oyasuminasai YameroWhich nationality/language do you think these words are from? Use chapter 5 (stop at line in sand) as we read it now to add in the meanings if you 5: I, KensukeRules Listen Respect Offer ideas In Chapter 5, kensuke draws a line across the sand. He has made rules and Michael is not allowed to cross the line. We are a bit like that today within school but for different reasons. We are essentially on our own island. What would you do? Make a fire or not? Cross it or not? Key words: justify, explain, would you do?P4C: What would you do?
10 Can you convince someone else they are in the wrong place? Has anyone had their mind changed? Why? Key words: justify, explain, convinceBack to the does it feel to be segregated? What could the dividing line represent? What might it mean to us? To society? Can you make any links to prior learning RE? Watch clip Where else have we been told we cannot do things recently?Finish chapter 5 Chapter 5: Recap questions1. How does Stella react towards kensuke ?2. What does kensuke suggest to Michael about the way they share the island?3. kensuke leaves food and water for Michael and Stella every morning. What does it mean?Lesson To demonstrate an understanding of the characters in kensuke s begin withP4C: Is kensuke taking care of Michael , or is he a prisoner? Let s share our ideas and To describe a character from kensuke 's Kingdom using evidence from the sort of person do you think Michael is?