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Welcome to my Shop. Most of my resources are English as I am a Writing Lead Practitioner. I use lots of Talk for Writing inspiration for my lessons. I aim to upload complete units of work with the planning and quality resources/worksheets for the lessons to save you time!

Welcome to my Shop. Most of my resources are English as I am a Writing Lead Practitioner. I use lots of Talk for Writing inspiration for my lessons. I aim to upload complete units of work with the planning and quality resources/worksheets for the lessons to save you time!
Meerkat Mail Unit of Work 4 weeks Y1/2
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Meerkat Mail Unit of Work 4 weeks Y1/2

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An ideal unit of work to cover a short 5 week term. Based on the try use prove method, with Pie Corbett talk for writing. These plans are easily adaptable for a single year group, Y1 or Y2. Each plan is for 2 weeks, but would be easily extended to 3 weeks each for a longer term with extra grammar lessons or short burst writes. Fiction unit plan - 2 weeks, based on the text Meerkat Mail. For Y2 and more able Y1. Top sheet (MTP) for Fiction. Non-fiction unit plan- 2 weeks, based on previous work during fiction. For Y2 and more able Y1. Top sheet (MTP) for Non Fiction. Postcard template. Oral story to use for rehearsal/T4W. Gathering information grid to find out more about Main Character- Sunny.
The Night Pirates 3 week unit Y2
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The Night Pirates 3 week unit Y2

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A plan for Y2 and top end of Y1. This is a 3 week Fiction unit of work based on T4W using a skills ladder and modelled text. If you don’t know this story, it is a really good one! There are resources included to help with the teaching and delivery of this unit of work. I have also included flipcharts with various screens to save you time! I also have a Non-Fiction unit of work available on my TES shop so check out my other resources. This unit is perfect for summer term, especially when gathering evidence for possible moderation. You will see in the plan how I have targeted certain children as a focus in certain lessons (XXXX).
Tell me a Dragon unit of work Y1 Y2
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Tell me a Dragon unit of work Y1 Y2

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A complete 3 week unit of work for Non-Fiction (for Fiction see my other unit on the Dragon Machine). Based on the book ‘Tell me a Dragon’ and accompanying notes from Pie Corbett (see T4W website- this document is not included but is free to download there) This unit of work is for Y1/2, aimed at the top end of Y2 and differentiated. There are lots of resources, worksheets and flipchart examples included to help support the teaching of this unit. It has a big talk for writing focus and we have produced some fantastic writing as a result. There are lots of writing opportunities built in, not just an end of unit write. You will hopefully get lots of short burst writing of good quality, linked to this text. Easily editable and adaptable to different class sizes, age groups and term length. Combined with my Fiction planning it will cover a whole 5-6 week term.
Snail and the Whale unit of work Y1/2
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Snail and the Whale unit of work Y1/2

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An ideal unit of work to cover a 5/6 week term. Based on the try use prove method, with Pie Corbett talk for writing. These plans are easily adaptable for a single year group, Y1 or Y2. Each plan is for 2 weeks, but would be easily extended to 3 weeks each for a longer term with extra grammar lessons or short burst writes. Fiction unit plan - 2 weeks, based on the text Snail and the Whale. For Y2 and more able Y1. Non-fiction unit plan- 2 weeks, based on previous work during fiction. For Y2 and more able Y1. Facts about snails for NC report clumping - Can be edited and adapted to suit class. Missing Poster Template. Whale report box up - Can be used for any animal/ Non fiction boxing up, easily adaptable.
Dinosaurs Non Fiction complete Unit y1/2
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Dinosaurs Non Fiction complete Unit y1/2

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Based on the try use prove method, with Pie Corbett talk for writing. These plans are easily adaptable for a single year group, Y1 or Y2. This plan is for around 4 weeks, but would be easily adaptable to different length with more or less grammar lessons or short burst writes. Please note this planning is slightly adapted during the start of the week for a Supply teacher. Non-fiction unit plan- 4 weeks, based on modelled text. For Y2 and Y1. End of unit write - Non-chronological report. The writing we got from this unit was fantastic! We also used topic time to paint our dinosaurs, make clay/salt dough fossils, wrote reports/biographies about Mary Anning and more! Oral story to use for rehearsal/T4W. T-Rex Screen text map that I used for oral rehearsal. WANTED poster- layout for Y1 and Y2 Letter template Boxing up plan Plan for innovating a new dinosaur grammar lesson resources Success criteria grid How to trap a dinosaur- Layout for instructions that I use in stands
4 Boxing up template report story poem
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4 Boxing up template report story poem

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A boxing up template, easily enlarged to A3, suitable for planning a news report. A boxing up template for a non-chronological report. A boxing up template for a story. A boxing up template for poems
The Dragon Machine unit of work Y1 Y2
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The Dragon Machine unit of work Y1 Y2

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This is a complete unit of work for a Y1/2 class, aimed at the top end and differentiated. It can easily be made longer or shorter to suit. I have added a few resources that are helpful for some of the lessons, easily editable. We got some great writing from this and there are lots of opportunities for short burst writes and adding writing to your displays. Please see my other resources and units of work on Dragons, Dinosaurs, Meerkat Mail and more.
Tidy by Emily Gravett Unit of work and resources Y1/2
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Tidy by Emily Gravett Unit of work and resources Y1/2

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Planning for a mixed age class Y1/2 Non fiction plan 2 weeks Fiction plan 2 weeks BOTH OF THESE PLANS ARE EASILY ADAPTABLE TO MAKE THEM LONGER. Poetry Plan 1 week (ideal for use during Y2 SATS week as a fun creative writing exercise) Resources for lessons, including images and worksheets. Linked to a ‘Good to be Green’/ Save the world/ Recycling Topic in Term 5.