Primary English: Writing support

Literacy mats, activities and writing frames to help support KS1, KS2 and learners with SEN with their writing

Tes Resources Team

Visual of child writing with help from primary writing support resources for KS1, KS2 and SEN learners

Make sure every pupil in your class feels like a writing wizard with help from these supportive resources

In and out of literacy lessons, pupils spend a lot of time articulating themselves with the written word. With this essential skill in mind, we have gathered together some of the best resources to help you to support learners with their writing. There's everything from quick mats to be consulted mid-sentence to more in-depth tips and techniques, so why not take a look?

KS1 resources

Give young learners some guidance as they are getting to grips with the English language, with this range of resources, to help them with ordering words in a sentence or simply expanding their vocabulary.

Y1 Display Pack: Rules for Writing Sentences
Teach_Primary

Y1 Display Pack: Rules for Writing Sentences

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This display pack is perfect for supporting Year 1 children as they learn to write simple sentences. Two sets of materials are included: Set 1 reminds pupils to use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop, and to read their final sentence to check that it makes sense. Set 2 builds upon thi...
WRITING CHECKLIST FOR DISPLAY
cal22

WRITING CHECKLIST FOR DISPLAY

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I use this to display in the classroom and the children would use it when writing. I also made smaller copies to encourage them to check each others work. Great to use when whole class teaching as well.

KS2 resources

From fully fledged toolkits to easy-to-digest visual prompts, give your class the confidence to write fluently and accurately with these supportive resources.

Fronted Adverbials Word Mat
Danniiwilko

Fronted Adverbials Word Mat

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A simple, child friendly word mat to assist children in writing fronted adverbials. This was created for my Year 4 students but could be used for older children. This has a range of sentence starters as a starting point for students creating fronted adverbials sentences. This is linked to ...
Adjectives Word Mat (Over 350 different adjectives)
mrichmond

Adjectives Word Mat (Over 350 different adjectives)

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This is an adjectives word mat I have made to support the writing in my class. I have these on every table during lessons to encourage pupils to use new words and to check the spelling of words they want to use. They are in alphabetical order so pupils can find the word they want to write fast. The ...
Writing Labels - Checklist - Assessment English
Acrosbie

Writing Labels - Checklist - Assessment English

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This is a perfect writing checklist for year 1-6. Simply print off as many as you wish, laminate them and add a split pin to hold them together. I've been using this for my year 3 class and they love using them for self-assessment and peer assessment methods.

Resources for learners with SEN

Check out some ways of supporting pupils with SEN by breaking down a writing task into digestible chunks, such as specific words or sentences, or giving them writing frames to structure their ideas.

Non fiction writing frames for SEN
primary texts

Non fiction writing frames for SEN

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A selection of non-fiction writing frames which provide support for SEN children who need help with structuring their writing. More free resources are available on my website www.primarytexts.co.uk.
Sentence Writing: High-Frequency Word Frames
Krazikas

Sentence Writing: High-Frequency Word Frames

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This resource involves pupils creating sentences with the use of writing frames that contain many of the first one hundred high-frequency words. Writing sentences and reading them back helps pupils to embed and consolidate these words which they will then be able to use freely in their writing. ...
Picture Supported Sentence Maker for Autism Units
Noodle Nook

Picture Supported Sentence Maker for Autism Units

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\-\-\-\-\-\-\- Sentence Maker with Visual Supports Perfect for Students with Autism!------- Having meaningful activities in your classroom for independent work stations, direct teacher instruction, or daily warm ups is important. This is perfect for that! Visual Supports for Writing can...