Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year 2. This themed pack provides the answer. It should help children to improve their writing through speaking and listening, drama, and role-play. This pack contains material for half a term of literacy hour activities, and together with the other packs in the series provides a year long integrated program. The pack includes: a large resource book, with stimulus material such as lively color illustrations, model texts, poems, and non-fiction material linked to each theme; an A4 teacher's book including medium and short term plans linked to detailed lesson plans. These cover fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, photocopy masters, and all the back-up information that teachers and assistant need to plan creative literacy sessions.