2014 NC reading skills tracker for Years 5 and 6

2014 NC reading skills tracker for Years 5 and 6

All of the skills from the 2014 NC reading programme of study divided into Emerging, Expected and Exceeding bands for Upper Key Stage 2. The skills are spread across six themes. Perfect for tracking Guided Reading or for assessing reading skills.
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2014 Reading curriculum skills tracker Years 3 and 4

2014 Reading curriculum skills tracker Years 3 and 4

All of the skills from the 2014 NC reading programme of study divided into Emerging, Expected and Exceeding bands for Lower Key Stage 2. The skills are spread across six themes. Perfect for tracking Guided Reading or for assessing reading skills.
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Explanation model text - What does an optometrist do?

Explanation model text - What does an optometrist do?

Use this as a WAGOLL / model text / example text. It is an explanation text titled "What does an optometrist do?" Features include: introductory and summary paragraph, questions as heading and subheadings, a list, fronted adverbials. As a follow up, my students researched a job they were interested in and wrote their own explanation texts about that.
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Biography synopses active reading

Biography synopses active reading

Introduce the elements of what makes a good introduction / synopsis for a biography with this activity. The children should read each synopsis of the mystery celebrities (ranging from Ed Sheeran and Ronaldo to Mozart). Some are very detailed and accurate; some are very deliberately very vague. Use this activity to discuss what made a GOOD synopsis and create meaningful success criteria with you class. Includes 7 mystery synopses, a guess sheet and the answers.
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Adding adverbial phrases to an explanation text

Adding adverbial phrases to an explanation text

This is an explanation text about how rainbows form with all of the adverbial phrases blanked out. Use as a cloze procedure activity to encourage students to think about the most appropriate fronted adverbial to fill the blank.
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Wind power persuasive model/example text

Wind power persuasive model/example text

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.
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How does the respiratory system work? Explanation model text

How does the respiratory system work? Explanation model text

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.
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Biography of Sgt Stubby example/model text

Biography of Sgt Stubby example/model text

WAGOLL / example text / model text of a biography. The subject is Sgt Stubby, who was a popular mascot during WWI. Features of the text include: Past tense, chronological order, fronted adverbials, use of brackets and semi-colons, conjunctions
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