T4W in Year 6 – The Giants’ Necklace

At the beginning of transition, the children in Y6 were introduced to the short novel ‘A Giant’s Necklace’ by Michael Morpurgo, which follows a girl named Cherry who’s ambition is to collect cowrie shells to create a necklace for a giant. The tale turns when catastrophe happens out at sea…

Y6 are retelling the story in first person as Cherry and have had the opportunity to develop character, sequence the events in order they have happened and then take part in Talk for Writing. This has helped us internalise the language structures needed to write independently.

Take a look at some short clips taken at the beginning of our T4W…

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