But Tuffy can't understand what all the fuss is about. Who on earth will be the next victim to arrive through the cat-flap? Can soft-hearted Ellie manage to get her beloved pet to change his wild, wild ways before he ends up in even deeper trouble?
Discuss joining sentences using or, and or but. Children write witch stories using story pegs to plan. Introduce some 'story language' and encourage interesting endings. They will compare and contrast stories and work collaboratively to share and justify their opinions and ideas.
They will explore how authors use description to enhance the information they present to readers and will include descriptive vocabulary in their own writing. Children discover how conjunctions add additional clauses to a sentence and how varying the sentences they write makes their writing interesting to read.
Children learn to sequence familiar stories and to adapt the plot of well-known stories to plan and write their own. Instructions Use Instructions by Neil Gaiman to introduce children to writing instructions.
Explore features of instructions including bossy verbs.
Identify exciting tricky words and discuss how to decode them. Children write instructions using stimulus of map of Fairy-tale Land. Recounts This plan is a unique twist of a recount plan.
Based on the lovely story Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French, children use conjunctions to expand sentences before writing their own recounts in a diary form about an English animal.
Read a range of different poems and learn some by heart. Go on a poetry walk to the playground or nature area to collect some wonderful describing words.
Write simple poems using adjectives and adjectival phrases. Children will memorise and perform this poem, describe objects to aliens using adjectives before finally writing their own alien poems.
Monsters and dinosaur poems Using Monster Poems and Dinosaur Poems by Korky Paul and John Foster children will enjoy identifying, reading and writing questions, statements, exclamations and commands. They will understand how to combine sentences to write short poems and how to edit and improve their writing.
They will use decoding strategies to read a selection of unfamiliar poetry. They share their thoughts and justify their ideas to adults and their peers. Children enjoy working collaboratively to perform poetry to an audience.To complete a simple diary entry about a day in the life of a child in Africa.
To learn new vocabulary specific to Africa and farming. Lesson outcomes All students will be able to fill in key descriptive and emotive words. Most students will be able to complete sentences in their diary entry.
'Let me get something straight: this is a JOURNAL, not a diary. This was Mom's idea, not mine. But if she thinks I'm going to write down my "feelings" in here or whatever, she's crazy. including up to 10 minutes’planning time. You may start your writing as soon as you have finished planning.
ENGLISH KEY STAGE 2 WRITING LEVELS 3–5. 2 Dear Diary A brother and sister went on a day out with their family. The home of quality resources made by practising teachers and writing moderators.