Key questions to develop understanding in reading comprehensions

Key questions to develop understanding in reading comprehensions

Linked to the PoS for KS2 Reading comprehension, these key questions will make planning Shared and Guided reading a breeze as well as allow for high quality whole class and group discussion about books. Pupil responses will give you valuable assessment information against each PoS.
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Think more, plan less unit planning form for Y5 and Y6

Think more, plan less unit planning form for Y5 and Y6

Save time planning your English units by completing this form. Referencing the NC PoS, planning experiences to begin each unit and high quality reading activities to engage with the text can take time - this takes away the need to write longwinded plans and notes. Following the teaching sequence it takes teachers through the necessary stages of planning a unit in 1 page. Giving you more time to think!
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Hoverbike Literacy unit  for Y4 Imagined worlds

Hoverbike Literacy unit for Y4 Imagined worlds

Teaching sequence for the literacy unit on Imagined worlds - a science fiction unit using the animated film Hoverbike. To see the film and for additional resources to support the unit, please go to www.emmarogers.org.uk
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Guided reading planning and assessment sheets

Guided reading planning and assessment sheets

Planning and assessment sheets for Y1 - Y6 linked to the new National curriculum programmes of study for word reading and reading comprehension. The pack also does with a powerpoint presentation suitable for a whole school staff meeting to support development of effective guided reading.
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Little Red Riding Hood Story map - story telling, writing and speaking and listening development.

Little Red Riding Hood Story map - story telling, writing and speaking and listening development.

Story telling is a powerful way of encouraging your class to develop confidence as speakers and writers and explore new vocabulary and sentence structures. This resource provides a hand-drawn story map to provide support for learners to develop their own story as well as vocabulary cards to develop new vocabulary and grammatical structures. It can be adapted to be used in all year groups and with all groups of learners. Suggestions and ideas are included as well as reference to the new National curriculum PoS for English. Includes a colour story map to be displayed or printed, grammatical vocabulary, vocabulary list, NC references for y1-6 and a list of suggested uses.
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Reading journal activity sheets- Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Reading journal activity sheets- Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

This Kensuke’s kingdom reading journal is written in line with the Y5 and 6 Programmes of Study for English Reading comprehension and will provide teachers with evidence to support assessment against (Draft) Performance descriptors for Reading comprehension. It gives guidance on how best to use reading journals to support and extend Guided reading discussion as well as 12 pages of printable activities for children to use as they read the book.
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Space story map - story telling, writing, speaking and listening development

Space story map - story telling, writing, speaking and listening development

Story telling is a powerful way of encouraging your class to develop confidence as speakers and writers and explore new vocabulary and sentence structures. This resource provides a hand-drawn story map to provide support for learners to develop their own story as well as vocabulary cards to develop new vocabulary and grammatical structures. It can be adapted to be used in all year groups and with all groups of learners. Suggestions and ideas are included as well as reference to the new National curriculum PoS for English. Includes a colour story map to be displayed or printed, grammatical vocabulary, space vocabulary list, NC references for y1-6 and a list of suggested uses.
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Traditional tales story map - storytelling, writing and speaking and listening development

Traditional tales story map - storytelling, writing and speaking and listening development

Story telling is a powerful way of encouraging your class to develop confidence as speakers and writers and explore new vocabulary and sentence structures. This resource provides a hand-drawn story map to provide support for learners to develop their own story as well as vocabulary cards to develop new vocabulary and grammatical structures. It can be adapted to be used in all year groups and with all groups of learners. Suggestions and ideas are included as well as reference to the new National curriculum PoS for English. Includes a colour story map to be displayed or printed, grammatical vocabulary, Traditional tale vocabulary list, NC references for y1-6 and a list of suggested uses.
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World War 2- Plays teaching sequence

World War 2- Plays teaching sequence

Suggested teaching sequence for Y5s using original radio broadcasts and newsreels on evacuation. For all the film sources and further details see www.emmarogers.org.uk . Please add a review if you have used this unit to let me know how it went. Thanks!
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Great paper caper playscript unit plan

Great paper caper playscript unit plan

If you are already a fan of Oliver Jeffers - I hope you'll love teaching this unit! If you are not familiar with the book I'd recommend you get it. Suggested teaching sequence for Y3 playscripts using the book Great paper caper. For additional information, a video walk through the text and resources see www.emmarogers.org.uk Please review to let me know what you think.
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