Year 4 Term 3
Non-fiction: Persuasive writing
Objective 21 & 23
Resource Title
  Kennels, Kids' Castle
Type of Resource
  Link to Kids' Castle
Online Resource
  Kids' Castle    
  A small amount of information about the boy who looks after the dogs. There is also a brief paragraph on hunting with dogs.  
URL of project


In the Classroom

Use this as a starting point for discussion and writing to express a point of view about hunting.

Online activities, instructions or forms
  Children can submit their argument to the Opinions pages of Kids on the Net via the web-based form.  
URL of online activities  
Linked activities
  Other opinions, on Kids On the Net  
Keywords for extensions: Adaptations for different age groups and abilities, special needs

Set up class discussions. Plan points to raise beforehand.

Create a like / dislike chart for a topic and encourage 'why' questions


NLS framework objective (Year)
NLS framework objective (Term)
NLS framework objective (Number)
  21, 23  
NLS framework objective (Name)
  To assemble and sequence points in order to plan the presentation of a point of view, eg on hunting, school rules.
To present a point of view in writing, eg in the form of a letter, a report or a script, linking points persuasively and selecting style and vocabulary appropriate to the reader.
Year group(s) UK - Starting Year group range
Ending year group range

Curriculum Links
  English, Literacy, PSHE  
ICT Skills
  Web browsing
Teacher experience level
Length of time required
  1 - 2 lessons Internet Ready PC  




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