Yr 4 Whole Class Reading The Great Kapok Tree


One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. The dependence on others for living is explored in this text.  

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Whole-Class Reading fiction resources and planning for Year 4, in a zip file based on Lynne Cherry’s ‘The Great Kapok Tree’. Vocabulary, Retrieval, Clarification, Summarising and Inference are all covered in this one-week unit. This text explores the threat of deforestation and the effect on whole habitats supported by detailed and powerful illustrations.

In this pack, you will find 1 x whole class lesson (an hour-long focus – or you can split it into separate days); an editable PowerPoint presentation; vocabulary focus; full planning using the KS2 Reading Domains; and the task sheet (scaffolded once) all ready to print. The original book is needed to complete the unit.