The Elephant - Non Chronological Report Writing
Capturing children's attention and getting them to write a good report can be tall order! Here is a resource which both challenges the upper ability and helps children who are emergent writers to achieve in class. An extensive bank of writing frames and activities for writing a non-chronological report on elephants. Useful for class projects.

This pack includes:

* A report writing checklist
* Information about the elephant sheet by sheet
* An elephant booklet
* Facts about the elephant to inspire quick sentence writing
* Elephants and their young
* The elephant's diet information sheet
* Elephant: heading and subheading planning flip booklet
* Elephant fact planner
*The Asian and African elephant introductory information planner
* Asian and African - facts galore!
* Blank Asian and African fact collector -for student use
* The elephant - description, diet, habitat, behaviour info
* Elephant report writing full word made : Technical vocabulary, similes, connections, verbs and adjectives to help children write
* Blank elephant word mat
*What makes a good report check cards
* My plan writing frame
* A start to my plan writing frame
* Elephant questions
* What if writing frame
* Title writing frame help
* Headings writing frame help
* Topic support writing frame
* The majestic elephant - writing a report support
* Evidence planner and writing frame with checklist for guidance
* Report planner with guidance
* Elephants in captivity activity
* What do I know about the elephant?
* Let's take notes - main subject, sub-topic
* Report prompts
* Help with general information
* Using evidence / diagrams or photos / vocab and examples of writing in the third person
* Elephants in the wild - pros or cons
* How to paraphrase step by step 3 writing frames with PPT to accompany
* Flip books :
Elephant diet
* A start to my plan
* Writing plan flip booklet
* Extra flaps for confident writers
* Word bank research writing frame
* All about elephants research writing frame 2
* Writing sentences - just go go go !
* The elephant - sources of information
* Why am I writing about elephants?
* Subheadings and following paragraphs
* Elephant fact challenge and answer key
* The elephant writing paper for display
* Planning your report
* Providing evidence
* Text based evidence
* The Asian elephant - organising your information
* The African elephant - organising your information
* Question cards for small group work

There should be something for everything. If you would like me to add anything else please get in touch.

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  • Elephant-Flattened-paraphrasing-PPT.pptx
  • Elephants-INformational-Katqatresources.pdf
  • Elephants-Booklet.pdf
  • Activity-and-Task-Cards-Elephants.pdf

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Created: Nov 12, 2016

Updated: Mar 3, 2019


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