Year 3 Term 2
Fiction: Writing portraits of characters I
Objective 8
Resource Title
  Animals Page
Type of Resource
  Link to Kids on the Net
  Creative Writing  
  A selection of stories and opinions about animals written by contributors to Kids on the Net.  
URL of project


In the Classroom

Write a portrait character of an animal, describing its behaviour and characteristics.

Online activities, instructions or forms
  Send animal stories and poems to the site using the form provided  
URL of online activities  
Keywords for extensions: Adaptations for different age groups and abilities, special needs
  KS2 - Read Aesops Fables and discuss how the animals have been given characteristics that humans can relate to
Read books with animals as the key character within and then write a review, saying how the author described the animal
External Links
  Aesops Fables  

NLS framework objective (Year)
NLS framework objective (Term)
NLS framework objective (Number)
NLS framework objective (Name)
  To write portraits of characters, using story text to describe behaviour and characteristics, and presenting portraits in a variety of ways eg as posters, labelled diagrams, letters to friends about them  
Year group(s) UK - Starting Year group range
Ending year group range

Curriculum Links
  English, Literacy, Science, PSHE  
ICT Skills

Word Processing

Teacher experience level
Length of time required
  1 - 2 days  




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