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Boston St Nicholas Whole School English Plan

 

Year 1

Genres to be covered

Memory Box

Recounts – based on experience

Lists and Captions

Moon Zoom!

Recount – spaceship crash

Narrative

Poetry - shape and list poems

Bright Lights, Big City!

Traditional Stories

Postcards

Dinosaur Planet

Poetry to perform

Non-chronological reports

Enchanted Woodland

Narrative – fairy stories

Lists and instructions

Paws, Claws, Whiskers

Stories with familiar settings 

Information Texts

Poetry - acrostic poems

 

 

Year 2

Genres to be covered

Beachcombers

Report

Poetry to perform

Recount

Land Ahoy!

Poems based on simply structured language

Stories from other cultures –postcard

Non-chronological report (info book, travel guide)

Narrative with pattern language 

Letter

Towers,Tunnels and Turrets

Instructions

Narrative – familiar cultures

Poem

Street Detective

Instructions – directions

Non-chronological reports – adverts/ tourist information

Scented Garden

Information text

Narrative – fairy story/ secret garden

Wriggle and Crawl

Calligrams

Non-chronological report: lists/ leaflets

 

 

Year 3

Genres to be covered

Scrumdiddlyumptious!

Non-chronological reports

Poetry – lists

Instruction

Tribal Tales

Narrative – quest & adventure

Poetry – simile

Non-chronological reports – fact file

Flow

Non-chronological report: newspaper

Stories with a dilemma – debate (pollution)

Heroes and Villains

Narrative – legends & fairytales

Poems to perform –riddles

Predator

Recount

Stories with a dilemma

 

Tremor

Narrative – quest/ adventure

Shape poetry

 

 

Year 4

Genres to be covered

Blue Abyss

Sci-fi narrative with dilemma

Persuasive leaflet

Burps, Bottoms, Bile

Fantasy Narrative

Explanations

Poems to perform – similes, metaphors

Road Trip USA

Persuasion – postcards

Explanation

Potions

Playscripts

Myths – spells, magic

Traders and Raiders

Explanation

Non-chronological reports

Traders and Raiders

Narrative – historical

Newspaper Reports

Poetry

 

 

Year 5

Genres to be covered

Off With Her Head!

Non-chronological report

Biographies

Peasants, Princes & Pestilence

Myths/legends - fantasy narrative

Persuasion – letters

Poems to perform

Frozen Kingdom

Non-chronological report – comparison

Explanation

Frozen Kingdom

Fantasy Narrative – stories from different viewpoints

Poetry – Kennings

Hola Mexico!

Narrative poems

Stories from different viewpoints

Hola Mexico!

Playscripts

Modelled poetry

 

 

Year 6

Genres to be covered

A Child’s War

Persuasion – Advert

Persuasion - Letter

Diary Entry

A Child’s War

Recount - Newspaper

Non-chronological report

Poetry – WW2

Darwin’s Delight

Classic fiction

Poetry – imagery & personification, performance

Balanced argument 

Darwin’s Delight

Explanation text

Biography

Classic narrative

Revolution

Sci-fi Stories

Poetry – different forms

Instructions 

Revolution

Information text

Explanations (through blogs/ websites etc)

 

 

English National Curriculum Skills progression

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