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Literacy (reading, phonics, writing and speaking and listening)

Hello welcome to the Literacy page

 
 
The tables below show the links between the new Topic headings and writing genres that are taught as part of them.

 

National Curriculum Document
 

Y1 and 2

TOPIC  A WALK IN THE WOODS

TOPIC  FIRE AND ICE

TOPIC  TRAINERS, TRACKS & TYRES

Stories with Familiar Settings

Labels, lists and captions

Information Texts

Recount

Traditional Stories

 

Stories from other Cultures

Explanations

Recount

Instructions

Non Chronological Reports

Pattern and Rhyme Poetry

Recount

 

Y1 and 2

TOPIC  COME WITH ME

TOPIC  DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

TOPIC  THE SECRET GARDEN

 

Stories from a range of Cultures

Poetry-Really Looking

Non Chronological Report

Information Text and Poster

Recount

 

Stories about Fantasy Worlds

Traditional Stories

Instructions ( Pie Corbett’s ‘How to catch a dragon’)

Recount

Instructions

Poems on a theme- Minibeasts

Recount

 

 

 
 

Y3 and 4 cycle a

TOPIC: Italian Adventures

TOPIC: Flying High

TOPIC: Thatch & Kilt

Narrative:

*Stories with historical setting

*Adventure & Mystery

 

Non-narrative:

*Reports

Poetry:

*Language Play

Narrative:

*Stories set in imaginary worlds

*Authors & Letters

 

Non-narrative:

* Newspapers/magazines

Poetry:

*Shape poetry and calligrams

Narrative:

*Myths and Legends

 

Non-narrative:

*Information Texts

Poetry:

*Exploring form

 

Y3 and 4 cycle b

TOPIC: Stig

TOPIC: Out of Africa

TOPIC: Walk like an Egyptian

Narrative:

*Stories with familiar settings

*Stories which issues/dilemmas

* Dialogue & Plays

 

Non-narrative:

*Instructions

Narrative:

*Stories from other cultures

 

Non-narrative:

*Persuasive texts

 

Poetry:

*Poems to perform

Narrative:

*Myths and Legends

 

Non-narrative:

*Explanation texts

Poetry:

*Creating images

 

TOPIC: Ancient Greece

TOPIC: Ice Worlds

TOPIC: Jungle fever

Significant Author – Homer

Older Literature

Visual literacy

Extended Narrative

 

 

Poetic Style – metaphors (figurative and descriptive)

 

Balanced Arguments

Diaries

Letters

Persuasive writing.

Journalistic Writing

Play scripts

 

Non-Chronological Reports

 

Significant Author – Call of the Wild

Visual literacy

Older Literature

Extended Narrative

 

 

Poetic Style – metaphors (figurative and descriptive)

 

Balanced Arguments

Diaries/Journals

Letters/Telegrams

Persuasive writing.

Journalistic Writing

Formal and Informal writing

 

Non-Chronological Reports

Myths and legends

Independent Myths and Legends.

 

Poetic Style – Concrete Poetry

 

Balanced Arguments

Diaries

Letters

Persuasive writing.

Journalistic Writing

 

Non-Chronological Reports

 

Y5 and 6

TOPIC: Vikings

TOPIC: Hard Times

TOPIC: Mountain High

Older Literature - Beowolf

Classic Poetry – Beowolf

Visual Literacy

Myths and Legends

Extended Narrative

 

 

Poetic Style – Narrative poetry.

 

Balanced Arguments

Diaries

Letters

Persuasive writing.

Journalistic Writing

 

Non-Chronological Reports

 

Significant Author – Charles Dickens

Visual literacy

Older Literature

Extended Narrative

 

 

Poetic Style – Victorian Romantic Poets.

 

Balanced Arguments

Diaries

Letters

Persuasive writing.

Journalistic Writing

Play scripts

 

Non-Chronological Reports

Significant Author – Touching the Void/King of the Cloud Forest.

Extended Narrative

Visual literacy

Modern Authors.

 

 

Poetic Style – Concrete Poetry

 

Balanced Arguments

Diaries

Letters

Persuasive writing.

Journalistic Writing

Biography and Auto-Biography

 

Non-Chronological Reports

 

 
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