Picture this: you have led a Year 3 class on a unit of learning around myths and legends. At this stage they have not yet had the learning experience of changing a section of a story and so, as they have really engaged with this story you’ve scaffolded their knowledge on and they have understood, you figure now is as good a time as any to provide the opportunity to rewrite their own short ending.
Examples are modelled, story structure is highlighted and, as a class, you have identified the section of the story they will change. As all the children have shown they have a good understanding of the story, you decide to give all the children a chance to write their own, individual ending, providing TA support to those who need it.
In this class, there is a boy who, whilst they are quiet, they show…
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