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Sally and the Limpet STORYMAP for Year 1 KS1 Talk 4 Writing English story writing Literacy Lesson

Sally and the Limpet STORYMAP for Year 1 KS1 Talk 4 Writing English story writing Literacy Lesson

I drew this storymap to learn a slightly shortened version of the story 'Sally and the Limpet' off-by-heart with actions. The Year 1 children loved learning the story and it helped them to then innovate and invent their own version, changing the sea creature, the main character and the opening of the story. Can be used within a Foundation, Year 1 or Year 2 class, of even extend it and edit it with KS2 children. Contains a mix of suffixes and prefixes in words needed for KS1 literacy curriculum.

By jcrouchley1

Year 7 writing exam with mark scheme

Year 7 writing exam with mark scheme

Writing task. Uses new Grades to assess writing Skills broken into AO5 and AO6. Also Includes 'S' levels to be used where students have failed to meet the Grade 1 Criteria.

By partridgel

Teaching writing

Teaching writing

A selection of information about different writing styles. Covers form and suggested phrases as well as conventions of formal and informal letter writing. Format is deliberately left vague so as a teacher, you can copy and paste what you need for a particular topic rather than overwhelming students with too much information at once.

By partridgel

Brain Quest

Brain Quest

Students in groups (3-4) discuss which the answer to the question is. They can also post question if it´s agreed with the teacher

By Olynj

Conversation Cards

Conversation Cards

This is a set of cards with questions for conversation. You can create many activities using them or simply have students answer the questions in each card.

By Olynj

Mystery Genre - Harry Potter Themed

Mystery Genre - Harry Potter Themed

This is a mystery story, focused around crime. The story follows Harry Potter and Ronald Weasley as adults, working for the Department of Law Enforcement at the Ministry for Magic. This three page story contains many features required to meet the expected standard for Year 5, so could be used for an example piece for students or used for them to breakdown and highlight the features - it's really up to you.

By PMEvans88

Discussion Writing using 'Holes'

Discussion Writing using 'Holes'

This resource was used for my Y6 class: it includes 2 weeks worth of planning and the accompanying Activinspire flipcharts and planning proformas. It is based on the novel 'Holes' by Louis Sachar. With adaptation, can be used with Lower KS3

By sophieharris36

Y6 Report Writing based on 'Holes'

Y6 Report Writing based on 'Holes'

This resource includes 3 weeks planning for report writing using the novel 'Holes' by Louis Sachar. It also includes the Activinspire flipcharts to accompany most of the lessons and some resources to support delivery. Children will complete their own report based on a Yellow Spotted Lizard. Also included is a collection of challenging vocabulary, which will enable the writers to use words beyond their expected levels. I used this with my Y6 class. If adapted this is suitable for lower KS3

By sophieharris36