Year 2: The Tin Forest – Stepping Stones
This unit of work is based on The Tin Forest by Helen Ward & Wayne Anderson. The story of an old man working in a junkyard tidying up the rubbish, dreaming of a better world; from the rubbish he creates a magnificent wonderland.
Final writing outcome: To write a story based on The Tin Forest
– Write sentences with different forms: statement, question, exclamation, command
– Use subordination (using when, if, that, or because)
– Use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
Short writing opportunities to develop mastery: