KS1 Minibeast Cross-Curricular Literacy Pack
KS1 Minibeast cross-curricular literacy pack is suitable for any insect, minibeast or nature based study/topic - or for simply an inspiring writing lesson or two!

This is a complete, engaging, imaginative, creative writing or Big Writing stimuli lesson that can be applied to many different writing genres. Children discuss ideas and then plan by answering the thought provoking questions which enable a wealth of ideas to be generated for the writing.

Planning sheet has space for 5 sense descriptions, VCOP elements and purpose, audience and genre notes to help meet the new 2014 curriculum. Starter activity plus 2 widths of line guides/writing sheets included plus optional paragraph planning sheet, custom art sheet and self-assessment plenary activity mean that this lesson's length is flexible and could easily last for 2 hours if you wanted it to and comes with 3 different options for delivery over 1,2 or 3 lessons. Lesson is aimed at higher ability KS1 but can be used for KS2 as well.

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Created: Feb 11, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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