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Year 1

Autumn 1

  • Traditional and Fairy Tales
  • Describing Character/Setting
  • Pattern and Rhyme Poetry

Autumn 2

  • Recounts (factual)
  • Invitations
  • Labels, lists and captions

Spring 1

  • Stories with familiar settings
  • Senses Poetry
  • Stories from a range of cultures

Spring 2

  • Descriptions (factual)
  • Dictionary work
  • Diary

Summer 1

  • Fantasy Worlds
  • Poems on a theme
  • Fictional recount

Summer 2

  • Instructions (sports week)
  • Information texts
  • Letters (to new teacher)

Year 2

Autumn 1

  • Character/setting descriptions
  • Traditional and Familiar Tales
  • Classic Poetry

Autumn 2

  • Report Writing (chronological and non-chronological)
  • Invitations

Spring 1

  • Extended stories (chapters)
  • Contemporary Poetry (living authors)
  • Stories with familiar settings

Spring 2

  • Instructions

Summer 1

  • Themed Stories (adventure/scary/fantasy)
  • Poems around a theme

Summer 2

  • Instructions
  • Letters
  • Explanations

Year 3

Autumn 1

  • Report Writing (chronological and non-chronological)

Autumn 2

  • Stories with familiar settings
  • Shape Poetry
  • Setting/character descriptions

Spring 1

  • Myths and Legends (Shakespeare Ceaser)
  • Dialogue and Plays
  • Poems to perform

Spring 2

  • Explanations
  • Authors – Biographies (David Walliams/local author?)
  • Letters – formal/informal

Summer 1

  • Adventure and Mystery
  • Calligrams (art?)

Summer 2

  • Persuasive letter
  • Poster including text/slogan
  • Advertising leaflet (sports week)

Year 4

Autumn 1

  • Novels and Stories by significant children’s authors
  • Creating images – poetry
  • Stories with Historical Settings (Thomas Eddison)

Autumn 2

  • Newspaper/magazines
  • Explanation
  • Recount

Spring 1

  • Stories with dilemmas (Macbeth)
  • Play script
  • Narrative from different viewpoint

Spring 2

  • Formal Letter
  • Advertising – script for an advert (inventing)
  • Travel Leaflet

Summer 1

  • Stories set in imaginary worlds (fabulous beasts)
  • Stories from other cultures
  • Poetry – exploring form

Summer 2

  • Information text
  • Note Writing
  • Creating a balanced argument

Year 5

Autumn 1

  • Novels and Stories with Historical Settings
  • Classic Poems
  • Narrative Poems

Autumn 2

  • Newspaper
  • Explanation
  • Recount (visit)

Spring 1

  • Older Literature (Midsummers night’s dream)
  • Mystery/Scary
  • Play scripts/dramatic conventions

Spring 2

  • Formal Letter
  • Advertising
  • Campaign Speech

Summer 1

  • Film Narrative (modern)
  • Choral & Performance Poetry
  • Stories by Significant authors

Summer 2

  • Balanced Argument
  • Reviews
  • Newspaper Article (Visitor from the echo)

Year 6

Spring 1

  • Older Literature (Romeo and Juliet)

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