A new year means new units to teach. There are some great topics this Spring term, and LbQ has got you covered with Question Sets for all year groups that tie in with each unit. ## Year 3 ### Rock ‘n’ Roll ![alt text](/filestore/BlogImage/1c657b4e-d539-41a4-8c12-70dd870722bd/6f191f1e-27ce-43b3-aacb-c5828a39cb33stonehenge.png "") Let’s rock! Whether it be a short read about [Stonehenge](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingnonfiction/history/short-reads-stonehenge-1-pre-read-6ede2074-c52c-4483-8cae-78ea10945339?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), or sets about [prepositions](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/word_classes/use-prepositions?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [noun phrases](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/nouns/using-a-and-an-before-nouns-and-noun-phrases?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [subordinate clauses](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/phrases_and_clauses/understand-main-and-subordinate-clauses?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and [inverted commas](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/punctuation/inverted_commas/using-inverted-commas-to-show-direct-speech?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), our resources will get you rocking and rolling. ### The Iron Man Question Sets about [adverbs](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/adverbs/identifying-and-using-adverbs506b0306-14a2-430f-894f-163ebe1429ca?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [conjunctions](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/word_classes/extend-sentences-using-conjunctions?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [complex sentences](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/word_classes/using-subordinating-conjunctions?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and the [past, present and future tenses](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/verbs/past-present-and-future-tense?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) tie into this topic perfectly! ## Year 4 ### The Art of Food ![alt text](/filestore/BlogImage/1bef2927-3e41-4fa0-bf47-7039f7e47410/2975ad58-e000-473f-8a8a-721c1b209333dylan'sdilemma.jpg ""){: .center } [Stories with dilemmas](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingfiction/readingfiction/short-reads-dylans-dilemma-1-pre-read?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), as well as Question Sets covering [fronted adverbials](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/adverbs/using-fronted-adverbialsd7349cd9-7991-49ee-9886-d5a05a4afe40?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [inverted commas](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/punctuation/inverted_commas/use-inverted-commas-and-other-punctuation-to-show-direct-speech?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [pronouns](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/nouns/choosing-nouns-and-pronouns-for-cohesion?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), and [standard and non-standard English](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/standard_english/use-standard-and-non-standard-english?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), will go a long way to making sure this topic has been covered. ### Passport to Europe We might not be going there anytime soon, but our sets on [nouns and pronouns](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/nouns/choosing-nouns-and-pronouns-for-cohesion?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [standard English verb inflections](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/verbs/standard-english-verb-inflections?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and [using adverbs to express time and place](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/adverbs/use-adverbs-to-express-time-and-place?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) will help you cover this topic. ## Year 5 ### Earthlings ![alt text](/filestore/BlogImage/1c657b4e-d539-41a4-8c12-70dd870722bd/b26314e5-9f2e-4412-9660-65fda97f83425ef2d0d1-e407-46c9-a259-554e198b682f.png "") The truth is out there! [Science fiction stories](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingfiction?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&keywords=science%20fiction), [science fact sets about the solar system](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingnonfiction/science/short-reads-is-there-life-on-other-planets-1-pre-read?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), and questions about [adverbs](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/adverbs/use-adverbs-to-express-time-and-place?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [adverbials](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/adverbs/using-adverbials-to-link-paragraphs?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and [parenthesis](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/punctuation/parenthesis/using-brackets-dashes-or-commas-to-indicate-parenthesis?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) will make your pupils want to believe. ### Inventors and Inventions A text about [Ancient Egyptian Inventions](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingnonfiction/history/short-reads-ancient-egyptian-inventions-1-pre-read0498300f-cf61-4b87-9eb0-14724dac2e10?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) will get the ball rolling before you tackle the basics of [complex sentences](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/sentence_structure/revision-of-compound-and-complex-sentences?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [relative clauses](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/phrases_and_clauses/use-relative-clauses?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and [parenthesis](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/punctuation/parenthesis/using-brackets-dashes-or-commas-to-indicate-parenthesis?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true). ## Year 6 ### Heroes and Villains ![alt text](/filestore/BlogImage/1bef2927-3e41-4fa0-bf47-7039f7e47410/d4fafede-48e3-4579-9a1c-baf0c8551e2bmidsummer.png "") Cover older texts with our [Midsummer Night’s Dream sets](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingfiction/classicfiction/short-reads-a-midsummer-nights-dream-1-pre-read?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&keywords=mids), or poetry with imagery with our set on the [Jabberwocky](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingpoetry/classicpoetry/short-reads-jabberwocky-1-pre-read?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true). Then practise punctuation with [Punctuating Bullets Consistently](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/punctuation/basic_sentence_punctuation/punctuating-bullet-points-consistently?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and [Using Colons to Introduce Lists,](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/punctuation/colons_and_semi_colons/using-colons-to-introduce-lists?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) or train your children’s thesaurus skills with sets on [synonyms and antonyms](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/vocabulary/synonyms_and_antonyms/practise-using-synonyms?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true). ### Super Sleuth Turn your class into secret agents with sets on [detective/crime fiction](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingfiction/readingfiction/guided-reads-the-adventures-of-larry-and-dribbles?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [explanation texts](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/readingnonfiction/science/short-reads-can-a-camel-live-in-the-arctic-1-pre-read?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [cohesive devices](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/verbs/use-the-correct-tense-to-link-paragraphs?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true), [subject and object](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/word_classes/identifying-the-subject-and-object-of-a-sentence?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true) and [active and passive voice](https://www.lbq.org/search/english/grammar/sentence_structure/understand-active-and-passive-voice?years=1,2,3,4,5,6&hide=true). There you have it. A selection of online resources to tie in with all the units for Lancashire this term. LbQ is here to help you get the most out of each unit!