Year 4 Whole Class Reading Units

Lists of Reading Domains and skills covered can be obtained by clicking below:

Yr 4 Reading Skills covered

Yr4 Whole Class Reading Leon and the Place Between by Grahame Baker-Smith
 Wanting to prove to his brothers and sister that magic really exists, Leon volunteers

to be in Abdul Kazam's magic show and he gets transported to a mysterious world.

Yr4 Whole Class Reading A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker weeks 1 and 2
A beautiful, wordless picture book focusing on the endless cycle of life

and how nothing is ever lost or forgotten.

Yr4 Whole Class Reading A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker weeks 3 and 4
A beautiful, wordless picture book focusing on the endless cycle of life and how

nothing is ever lost or forgotten.

Yr4 Whole Class Reading Anglo-Saxon Boy Weeks 1 and 2 by Tony Bradman

(same as Yr5 unit)

 The story of one Anglo-Saxon boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in 1066: Key Stage 2 History brought to life as battle-packed adventure.

Yr 4 Whole Class Reading Anglo-Saxon Boy Weeks 3 and 4 by Tony Bradman

(same as Yr5 unit)

 The continuing story of one Anglo-Saxon boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in

1066: Key Stage 2 History brought to life as battle-packed adventure.

Y4 Whole Class Reading The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
Late on Christmas Eve, a boy boards a mysterious train bound for the North Pole.

Yr4 Whole Class Reading The First Drawing by Mordicai Gerstein
A story set in the Stone Age that looks at how the first drawing could have

been made in a cave.

Y4 Whole Class Reading The Woolly Mammoth
A non-chronological report based on the Woolly Mammoth and its comparison to the elephant.  A great resource for a Stone Age topic!

Y4 Whole Class Reading The Dragon’s Hoard by Lori Don
A fantastic introduction to Viking mythology, this illustrated tale of The Swan Warrior, will have children motivated and eager to learn more. Ten more stories are available in the book for comparison.

 

Y4 Whole Class Reading River Poetry by Valerie Bloom and David Windle
Two distinctive, detailed poems to inspire imagery of rivers in the listener’s mind.    

 

Y4 Whole Class Reading Vikings in 30 Seconds by Philip Steele
Children will discover all about these amazing warriors, including seafaring, raiding and how they traded with other lands.

 

Y4 Whole Class Reading The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
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.