Our focus started with WW1 poetry and looking at the messages these poems have for us today. Y6 then wrote their own poems using the originals as inspiration. All these activities have developed a greater understanding and respect of the sacrifice of those who fight in the name of their country or personal commitment, but also respect for those who are affected by war or who choose not to fight. Here's 6T 6MS to follow.
Clockwork by Philip Pullman then inspires children to write both graphic novel and film script versions.
They empathise with the plight of the person who does not 'fit in'. Stimulating creative writing and encouraging children to improve the cohesion of their work through different grammatical techniques, the plan is also useful preparation for the KS2 Sats.
Recounts Read two personal recounts, in 1st and 3rd person respectively: Identify features of recounts and study adverbials, use of commas and perfect verb forms. Children write a sequel to Hurricane using the grammar they have studied. Instructions and explanations Time to get competitive!
Children read and write instructions and explanations, exploring register, punctuating bullet points and adding parentheses. The unit ends with writing based on the children's interests, be they football, Strictly or competitive baking. Blogs and reports Looking at various texts from websites, children revisit the features of informal and formal writing.
They compose About Me profiles and pen blog posts before writing extended reports on a topic of their choice, as if for an information website. Choral and performance poems Using a range of poems children identify the features of good narrative performance poems.
They investigate expanded noun phrases, subjunctive verb forms and figurative language. Discuss how a range of fairy tales could be retold as poetry and children write their own. Narrative poems Use the narrative poem The Highwayman to identify features that poets use for effect.
Study the use of historical language, adverbials and relative clauses to add details. Children learn part of the poem by heart, compare it to other poems and write a new ending.
Villainous characters This unit explores how poetry can create vivid characters and build tension, using the classic poems, The Spider and the Fly and The Raven. Children explore the language of older poetry and compare modern interpretations. Grammar includes informal and formal language, dialogue punctuation and using colons, semi-colons and dashes to mark boundaries between clauses.PowerPoint and differentiated tasks to get your pupils to punctuate speech correctly using speech marks, commas, full stops, question/exclamation marks and new /5(51).
The use of punctuation marks like commas, apostrophes and full stops makes your writing easy to read. Without them it can be quite a challenge! This fun KS2 English quiz, created especially for children in Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6, asks them to correct the mistakes in the given sentences.
The rules for dialogue are complex - for. KS1 and KS2 Autobiography Writing Prompt Resource. Differentiated six ways, this Autobiography Writing Prompt is intended to support extended writing.
Cox Report English for ages 5 to [page 4] Programmes of study. 8 The purpose of programmes of study is to establish the matters, skills and processes which pupils should be taught in order to achieve the attainment targets. How to write a descriptive piece based on the coastline.
To write a descriptive piece start off by gathering the names of things you see and hear. Add some adjectives to describe these things and. Reading comprehension is often a concern for the teachers of students with autism.
The comprehension strategies described in this article may help some students gain comprehension skills and improve their ability to read and communicate about written material.