This wonderful EYFS unit of work is based on We’re Going to Find the Monster by Malorie Blackman and Dapo Adeola. We’re going to find the monster follows two young adventurers on a journey over the shimmering ocean, up the huge, high mountain, through the deep, dark forest… to find the monster! This book is full of funny, relatable characters and is perfect for the first term in reception looking through the windows into family life.

Develop spoken language, reading and writing skills with this unit based around ‘We’re Going to Find the Monster’ by Malorie Blackman. The final outcome is for pupils to depict the main events of the story using between 3 and 5 images. Pupils are to mark make next to each image explaining what is happening.

Each of our Black Lives units comprise 15 sessions and are designed to be delivered over a 4/5 week period.

Mastery Skills:

  • 3-and 4-year-olds – Use some of their print and letter knowledge in their early writing
  • Children in reception – Spell words by identifying the sounds and then writing the sound with letter/s, Form lower-case letters correctly

Short writing opportunities:

  • Map
  • Character descriptions
  • Images to retell

The supporting texts for the units of work can be purchased at Peters Ltd at 30% off the RRP price of the books*

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*You will receive 30% discount off the RRP on the vast majority of books ordered for the Pathways to Read and Pathways to Write programmes. Items excluded from this offer: book packs, plus short discount items (a small number of academic titles, big books, and audio titles). This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion.

This unit can be used individually or as part of a whole-school themed project with our other units on this theme.

If you are an existing Pathways to Write school and wish to order any additional units, please download and complete the order form above to access your Pathways Literacy discounted prices.

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