Christmas Story Writing KS2 English Lessons Week 1

A week of Christmas story writing lessons for KS2. 5 PowerPoints to lead you through the learning sequence, modelled texts to inspire and support, a variety of activities to keep the pupils focused and all resources included to save time.

Engage your pupils with Christmas and develop their writing with these high quality and thorough PowerPoints. Each day use the modelled texts to capture their imagination, expand their vocabulary and teach them new skills for KS2. Enhance their progress while exploring Scandinavian culture.

Enjoy teaching the well planned writing activities for each day, activities designed to suit a variety of learners. Short games, quizzes and videos are provided for starter activities and all challenges and plenaries are included to make your teaching smooth and successful.

KS2 Writing Teaching Points Covered:

  • Editing and improving example sentences,
  • Using relative clauses,
  • Accurate speech punctuation,
  • Comparing setting descriptions,
  • Highlighting writing techniques (relative clauses, sentence openers, adjectives, personification, parenthesis and conjunctions)
  • Adding in adverbs,
  • Using similes and metaphors,
  • Expanded noun phrases.

Relax while your students use the word banks and modelled texts to independently write short texts packed full of powerful and unusual vocabulary so your marking will be quick and delightful.

Print out the story included about a creature who is similar to Father Christmas, but different. Be amazed at how it has been written to include essential writing skills for this age group such as relative clauses, parenthesis, powerful description, sentence openers and conjunctions.

All resources and a detailed plan included so you will have time to go out and enjoy the wonderful feeling of Christmas throughout November and December.

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Created: Sep 12, 2017

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