Zebras - 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 zebras. Useful for class projects.

This pack includes:

  • A report writing checklist
  • Information about the zebra sheet by sheet
  • Facts about the zebra to inspire quick sentence writing
  • Zebras and their young
  • The zebra’s diet information sheet
  • Zebra: heading and subheading planning flip booklet
  • Zebra: Vocab and heading planner
  • Zebra fact planner
  • The zebra - description, diet, habitat, behaviour info
  • Zebra report writing full word made : Technical vocabulary, similes, connections, verbs and adjectives to help children write
  • Blank zebra word mat
    *What makes a good report check cards
  • My plan writing frame
  • A start to my plan writing frame
  • Zebra questions (to stimulate research)
  • What if writing frame
  • Title writing frame help
  • Headings writing frame help
  • Topic support writing frame
  • The majestic zebra - writing a report support
  • Evidence planner and writing frame with checklist for guidance
  • Report planner with guidance
  • Zebras in captivity activity
  • What do I know about the zebra?
  • 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
  • Zebras in the wild - pros or cons
  • How to paraphrase step by step 3 writing frames with PPT to accompany
  • Flip books :
    Zebra diet
  • A start to my plan
  • Writing plan flip booklet
  • Extra flaps for confident writers
  • Word bank research writing frame
  • All about zebras research writing frame 2
  • Writing sentences - just go go go !
  • The zebra - sources of information
  • Why am I writing about zebras?
  • Subheadings and following paragraphs
  • Zebra fact challenge and answer key
  • The zebra writing paper for display
  • Planning your report
  • Providing evidence

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


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  • Zebras-Katqatresources2.pdf
  • Activity-and-Task-Cards-Zebras.pdf
  • Zebra-flattened-ppt.pptx

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Created: Jan 15, 2019

Updated: Mar 3, 2019

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