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Inkwell Plans's lessons are rigorously designed for depth and progression, encouraging creativity and enjoyment...that’s not just the pupils’ enjoyment but yours too.

Inkwell Plans's lessons are rigorously designed for depth and progression, encouraging creativity and enjoyment...that’s not just the pupils’ enjoyment but yours too.
Adjectives Lesson Plan, Song and Resources
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Adjectives Lesson Plan, Song and Resources

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A fully resourced lesson with creative suggestions to consolidate learning. Activities include: learning through song, sentence building with blocks, writing riddles and sorting adjectives. Contains: lesson plan, guidance for using blocks, song and song sheet, Reading Detectives recording sheet. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “Chapters”.
Story Plan Template
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Story Plan Template

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This is a blank story map with 6 stages. The narrative journey begins with a main character (e.g. an unlikely hero). The character faces a problem, tries to overcome the problem, fails, enlists the help of friends and finally becomes a hero. Pupils can draw their ideas or write key words onto the plan. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a unit of work on the theme of Heroes and Villains.
Reading Journals
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Reading Journals

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Offers guidance on how to get the most out of class reading journals, and the benefits for both pupils and teachers. Includes a list of creative prompts to encourage a variety of responses, as well as a bookshelf template for children to record titles they have read. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences.
Writing to Persuade: Planning a Holiday Advertisement
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Writing to Persuade: Planning a Holiday Advertisement

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Pupils discuss and develop their ideas for a holiday, before writing notes in a planning grid, then testing out their holiday proposal on a “customer”. This is a detailed lesson plan with accompanying resources, including: Unusual Holidays Powerpoint Advertisement Planning Grid (one blank, one with suggestions) This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Persuasive Writing Sequence: Advertising. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Suffixes: -er and –est (Part 2)
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Suffixes: -er and –est (Part 2)

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This lesson consolidates pupils’ understanding of the -er and -est suffixes. They explore when to change the root word, using investigation and independent writing activities. This is a detailed lesson plan with a range of activities and supporting resources that include: • Suffix Song and lyrics • Suffix Investigation Recording Sheets • Root Word List This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Suffixes: -er and -est sequence Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Heroes and Villains, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Suffixes: -er and –est (Part 1)
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Suffixes: -er and –est (Part 1)

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This lesson introduces how word meanings, and sometimes spellings, are altered when suffixes are added to adjectives. This is a detailed lesson plan with a range of activities and supporting resources that include: • Suffixes: -er and –est activities (3 pages) This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Suffixes: -er and –est sequence Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Heroes and Villains, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Lesson Plan: Reading Comprehension
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“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Lesson Plan: Reading Comprehension

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A detailed lesson plan with resources, introducing pupils to Edward Lear’s classic poem. Additional material includes: “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” original poem Responding to Poetry comprehension activity (This targets skills such as expressing opinions, identifying rhyme, vocabulary building and narrative sequencing. This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Sequence. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Beauty and the Beast: Heroes and Villains Debate
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Beauty and the Beast: Heroes and Villains Debate

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Pupils develop their oracy skills by debating controversial statements about characters from this fairy tale. This is a detailed lesson plan with a range of activities and the supporting resource: • What do you think? writing activity Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Heroes and Villains, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Persuasive Writing Sequence: Advertising
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Persuasive Writing Sequence: Advertising

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Fully resourced lesson plans, exploring holiday advertisements. Our teaching “chapters” are full of creative ideas that provide enough material for approximately two week’s worth of English teaching. This bundle contains: 7 detailed lesson plans (“chapters”) 2 powerpoint presentations Positives and Negatives comparison activity (with suggested answers) link to a short online film Model Advertisement Text Advertisement Planning Grid (one blank, one with suggestions) Cloze Activity Noun Song Adjective Song Keep Writing Song Writing Checklist and Feedback resource Key learning objectives covered: • identifying features of persuasive writing • learning a model text orally • story mapping • planning and writing a persuasive advertisement • identifying and using expanded noun phrases • proof reading and evaluating writing • using technology to “publish” writing
Non-Fiction Sequence :“Ducks Overboard!”
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Non-Fiction Sequence :“Ducks Overboard!”

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Fully resourced lesson plans, exploring the features of atlases. Our teaching “chapters” are full of creative ideas that provide enough material for approximately one week’s worth of English teaching. This bundle contains: • 3 detailed lesson plans (“chapters”) • story telling script and discussion ideas • details of/link to a short online film • key learning and vocabulary • Landing Cards • Guidance for using blocks • Adjectives Song and song sheet • Reading Detectives activity • Model Text • Spelling Task cloze activity (Year 2 common exception words) Key learning objectives covered: • recognising the features of non-fiction texts • using atlases to find and retrieve relevant information • developing vocabulary • learning how to identify and use adjectives • spelling common exception words (Year 2) • writing about real events
Suffixes: -ful and –less
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Suffixes: -ful and –less

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Pupils investigate the effect of using contrasting suffixes, through shared reading, discussion and independent writing. This is a detailed lesson plan with a range of activities, key learning and supporting resources that include: • Focus Text • Suffixes: -ful / -less Activity • Root Word and Character Cards This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Heroes and Villains, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Writing to Persuade: Expanded Noun Phrases
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Writing to Persuade: Expanded Noun Phrases

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Pupils explore noun phrases, evaluating their impact and creating their own examples to add to a holiday advertisement. This is a detailed lesson plan with accompanying resources, including: Model Advertisement Text Cloze Activity Noun Song Adjective Song This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Persuasive Writing Sequence: Advertising. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Non-Fiction Lesson Plan: Exploring Atlases
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Non-Fiction Lesson Plan: Exploring Atlases

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Inspired by the fascinating true story of the rubber ducks lost at sea, pupils find and retrieve relevant information using atlases. This is a detailed lesson plan with resources, including: story telling script and discussion ideas link to a short online film key learning and vocabulary research task landing Cards This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Non-Fiction Sequence: “Ducks Overboard!” Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Non-Fiction Lesson Plan: Writing About Real Events
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Non-Fiction Lesson Plan: Writing About Real Events

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Inspired by the true story of the rubber ducks lost at sea, pupils write their own account of this extraordinary event. This is a detailed lesson plan with resources, including: Model Text for class discussion Spelling Task cloze activity (Year 2 common exception words) This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Non-Fiction Sequence: “Ducks Overboard!” Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Writing to Persuade: Talk for Writing inspired story making
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Writing to Persuade: Talk for Writing inspired story making

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Before exploring a model text, pupils role-play a conversation between a travel agent and a customer. Shared reading of a model text highlights key features of persuasive writing. The model text is ideal for story mapping and oral recitation. This is a detailed lesson plan with a supporting resource that includes: Model Advertisement Text This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Persuasive Writing Sequence: Advertising. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Lesson Plan: Writing a Sequel
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“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Lesson Plan: Writing a Sequel

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A detailed lesson plan with resources, exploring how pupils can take inspiration from Edward Lear’s classic poem for their own creative writing. It includes: An exploration of Julia Donaldson’s sequel to the poem (online) Model Text for teacher-led shared writing this is called Example Text on the plan. Sequel Plan template (one blank and one with examples) This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Sequence. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Sequence
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“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Sequence

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Fully resourced lesson plans, exploring Edward Lear’s classic poem. Our teaching “chapters” are full of creative ideas that provide enough material for approximately one week’s worth of English teaching. This bundle contains: 3 detailed lesson plans (“chapters”) Responding to Poetry reading comprehension Model Text for teacher-led shared writing Sequel Plan template (one blank and one with examples) links to online recordings of the poem tips for learning a poem by heart link to an online sequel “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” original poem Key learning objectives covered: developing vocabulary recognising simple recurring language in poetry learning a poem by heart, reciting with appropriate intonation planning and writing poetry
“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Lesson Plan: Learning a Poem By Heart
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“The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Lesson Plan: Learning a Poem By Heart

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A detailed lesson plan that includes: identifying recurring language pattern text highlighting evaluating contrasting online recordings tips for learning a poem by heart details of/link to a short online film “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” original poem This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called “The Owl and the Pussy-cat” Poetry Sequence. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Fairy Tale Experts
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Fairy Tale Experts

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Pupils search for picture clues that will help them identify some well-known fairy tales. They use drama to practise giving commands, before writing a list of instructions for a fairy tale character. This is a detailed lesson plan with a range of activities and the supporting resource: • Fairy Tale Quiz PowerPoint Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Heroes and Villains, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.
Writing to Persuade: Advertising
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Writing to Persuade: Advertising

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Using real examples, pupils investigate the features of persuasive advertisements. This is a detailed lesson plan with resources, including: Holiday Advertisements powerpoint presentation Positives and Negatives comparison activity (with suggested answers) Link to a short online film This lesson can also be purchased as a bundle called Persuasive Writing Sequence: Advertising. Inkwell Plans creates high quality lesson sequences. This resource is from a larger unit of work on the theme of Journeys, which contains 25 learning “chapters”.