Year 4 Term 2
Fiction: Collaborative writing I
Objective 12
Resource Title
  Guardroom: collaborative stories
Type of Resource
  Link to Kids' Castle
Online Resource
  Kids' Castle    
  In the Guardroom is information on the day-to-day work that was done in the castle guardroom, and some detail on attacking and defending castles.  
URL of project


In the Classroom

Collaborate on the planning of a story about a siege at the castle. Write a chapter each.

Online activities, instructions or forms
  These can be submitted by e-mail or on disc via the web based form  
URL of online activities  
Linked activities
  Daisy and the Intergalactic Travelling Salesmen  
Keywords for extensions: Adaptations for different age groups and abilities, special needs
  Become involved in a project with same aged children at other schools through e-mail. Write a chapter of a story and pass it on. When the story is completed, send it to all involved.  

NLS framework objective (Year)
NLS framework objective (Term)
NLS framework objective (Number)
NLS framework objective (Name)
  To collaborate with others to write stories in chapters, using plans with particular audiences in mind  
Year group(s) UK - Starting Year group range
Ending year group range

Curriculum Links
  English, Literacy, History  
ICT Skills

Web browsing
Word Processing
Web forms

Teacher experience level
Length of time required
  Several Days (longer for extended project)   
Resources required
  Further information about castles   




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