An explanation text of what causes an earthquake. Can be used as a WAGOLL / model text / example text.
Key features include: introduction, sequential paragraphs, use of colons, causal conjunctions and fronted adverbials.
A persuasive text discussing the benefits of wind power that can be used as a WAGOLL / model text / example text.
Includes introduction, persuasive sentence openers, use of colons, rhetorical questions, statistics and a contrasting paragraph at the end.
A table for comparing Anderson shelters, Morrison shelters and Public shelters like London Underground stations.
A great task to set for homework (research can easily be done on the Primary Homework Help page on WW2 shelters).
This is a WAGOLL / example text / model text that explains how the respiratory system works.
It includes sequential paragraphing, fronted adverbials, causal conjunctions and an introductory and summary paragraph.
As a follow up, my learners used the structure to write an explanation of a different body system.
A great resource for persuasive writing linked to healthy eating.
This high-quality model text argues that cauliflower is the best fruit or vegetable, using a range of persuasive writing techniques.
Once the example text has been studied, students can use the structure to write their own version, arguing for their favourite fruit or vegetable.
This is an original play script written for Key Stage 2 but could also be used in Key Stage 3.
There are speaking parts for at least 25 children, as well as non-speaking parts, but extra speaking roles can easily be added.
There are recommendations for suitable songs to go with each scene, although these would need to be bought/downloaded separately.
It is based on four modern day school children who go back in time to discover more about life during the war. It includes scenes about evacuation, rationing, the homeguard and other aspects of everyday life.
A series of lesson plans and resources for a unit on balanced arguments, based on nuclear power. This plan takes a Talk 4 Writing approach, using a quality example text that is studied through creating actions and using picture maps. Over four lessons, the students will study the introduction, initial paragraph and contrasting paragraph of a balanced argument about nuclear power and will learn to how to write their own version about solar power.
This pack contains the following:
A detailed lesson plan including differentiation for four lessons introducing balanced arguments
A high-quality example text including the introduction, initial paragraph and contrasting paragraph
Picture text maps for the initial paragraph and contrasting paragraph
Worksheets to accompany lessons where needed
Suitable for upper Key Stage 2