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Y1

Seaside

Great Fire of London

Oceans and Continents

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been. (Stories about the beach)
Write stories with imaginary settings.
Write stories that use the language of fairy tales. (3 Billy Goats Gruff)

Non-fiction
Write lists. (Things to take to the seaside)

Narrative
Write stories and plays that use the language of fairy tales and traditional tales.
Write narrative diaries.  (1st person Samuel Pepys' diary)

Non-fiction
Write recounts. (for the school newsletter)
Present information. (produce a book)

Narrative
Write stories with imaginary settings.
Write stories that mimic significant authors. (Allan Ahlberg)

Non-fiction
Write instructions.

Poetry
Write poems that use pattern, rhyme and description.

Y2

Florence

Coronation

Islands

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been.
Write stories that use thelanguage of traditional tales.(The Litte Red Hen)
Write stories that mimic significant authors. (Michael Rosen)

Non-fiction
Write lists. (within instructions writing)
Write captions.
Write instructions. (D.T. Bread)
Write recounts. (Florence)
Present information.

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been. (stories set in Widnosr Castle)
Write narrative diaries. (Coronation) Write stories that mimic significant authors. (Julia Donaldson)

Non-fiction
Write labels. (Castle)
Write glossaries. (within non-chronological reports)
Present information.
Write non-chronological reports. (Windsor Castle)

Narrative
Write stories with imaginary settings.
Write plays that use thelanguage of traditional tales.  (Chicken Licken)

Non-fiction
Write glossaries. (within non-chronological reports)
Present information. (Perform plays)
Write non-chronological reports. (animals of Madagascar)

Poetry
Write nonsense and humorous poems and limericks.

Y3

Ancient Egyptians 
 Let's Do the Pharoah!

Binfield 
Iron Man / Boy

Stone Age to Iron Age
Stone Age Boy

Narrative
Write stories that include mythical, legendary or historical characters and events (within Egyptian adventure story)
Write stories of adventure. (Egyptian story)
Write letters. (within recount)

Non-fiction
Write recounts. (Howard Carter's diary - informal)
Write explanations. (Egyptians?)
Write non-chronological reports.
Write biographies. (Egyptians?)
Write formally.

Narrative
Write stories of mystery and suspense. (Iron Man)

Non-fiction
Write instructions.
Write non-chronological reports. (Binfield)
Write in a journalistic style. (Newspaper report linked to Class text)
Write formally.

Poetry
Write cinquain poems.

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been.
Write letters. (Formal)

Non-fiction
Write recounts. (Informal)
Write persuasively.
Write formally.

Y4

Romans
Edward Tulane

Rainforest 
Going Solo

Extreme Earth
How to Train your Dragon  

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been. (within legend story)
Write stories that include mythical, legendary or historical characters and events (Robin Hood)
Write letters. (Formal letters to Ufton)
Write fictional  biographies. (Roman Gods)

Non-fiction
Write recounts (informal diary linked to newspaper report)
Write explanations. (Digestive system)
Write non-chronological reports.
Write in a journalistic style. (Newspapers)
Write formally.

Narrative
Write stories of adventure. (Warning story - Rainforest)
Write stories of mystery and suspense.
Write letters. (Informal letters - Roald Dahl?)

Non-fiction
Write non-chronological reports. (Rainforest)
Write arguments. (Rainforest Discussion text)
Write formally.

Poetry
Write haiku poems. (Rainforest)

Narrative
Write letters (Formal thank you letter - Living Rainforest)

Non-fiction
Write instructions. (How to catch a dragon)
Write recounts. (Formal recount - Living Rainforest newsletter)
Write persuasively. (Dragons' Den)
Write non-chronological reports. (Dragons)
Write biographies. (David Attenborough)
Write formally.

Y5

Ancient Greece
Wolf Brother / Street Child

Sustainabilitiy
Skellig

Vikings
Beowulf

Narrative
Write stories of mystery and suspense.
Write letters. (Formal letter - Ure museum)

Non-fiction
Write recounts. (Formal - Ure museum and informal from the point of view of the child)
Write persuasively. (Dragons' Den)
Write explanations. (Space)
Write formally.

Narrative
Write letters. (Informal letters - Skellig)
Write plays. (Easter service)

Non-fiction
Write in a journalistic style.
Write arguments. (Discussion text - Sustainability)
Write formally.

Poetry
Write poetry that conveys an image (simile, word play, rhyme, metaphor.)

Narrative
Write stories that include mythical, legendary or historical characters and events (Viking myth)
Write stories of adventure. (within Viking myth)
Write fictional biographies.

Non-fiction
Write persuasively. (Dragons' Den)
Write non-chronological reports. (Vikings - produce a class book?)
Write formally.

Poetry
Write poetry that conveys an image (simile, word play, rhyme, metaphor.)

Y6

Changing World
Holes

Crime & Punishment
Boy in the Tower

Rivers
Wonder

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been. (within Rock, Paper, Scissors story)
Write stories that include mythical, legendary or historical characters and events (Rock, Paper, Scissors story)
Write letters. (Formal letters to Kingswood)
Write plays. (Christmas service)

Non-fiction
Write recounts. (Informal - TBITSP Diary)
Write persuasively. (Dragons' Den / Harvest)
Write formally.

Narrative
Write letters. (Formal letters - Globe)
Write fictional biographies. (Macbeth character description)

Non-fiction
Write instructions. (How to catch a Witch)
Write recounts. (informal - the night of the murder.)
Write arguments. (Discussion text - Should Macbeth kill King Duncan?)
Write formally.

Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been. (Varmints)
Write stories that include mythical, legendary or historical characters and events (within Dracula's Whitby story) 
Write stories of mystery and suspense. (Dracula's Whitby)

Non-fiction
Write persuasively. (R&R museum leaflet / Dragons' Den) 
Write formally.

Poetry
Write poetry that conveys an image (simile, word play, rhyme, metaphor.) (Journey of a raindrop) 

 

 

This subject is co-ordinated by Kerry Mistry and Kate MacKrell

 

This page was updated in September 2020

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