Literacy Resources

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EAL Starter Pack Bundle

A three pack bundle containing over 120 worksheeets suitable for newly arrived EAL pupils. Designed to help familiarise pupils with vocabulary related to school, home and the environment. Available for purchase from the Primary Texts shop on TES. Visit Shop

Classic Poetry about Landscapes Bundle

 Ks2 resources for three classic poems about landscapes:The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W.B.YeatsMy Heart’s in the Highlands by Robert BurnsDaffodils by William WordsworthIncludes PPTs. differentiated worksheets and copies of the poems. Available for purchase  from the Primary Texts shop on TES, Visit Shop

Free Resources

Below you will find a variety of free resources. Visit my Primary Texts  shop at TES.com   to find more free resources. Visit Shop

Reading Tasks with Assessment Focuses

Setting Description AF2 and AF3

Character Description AF3

Character Mood Graph AF3

Story Lesson AF3 and AF6

Diary AF3

Speech AF3

Match It Non-Fiction Game AF4

Non-Fiction Table AF4

Reading As A Writer AF5

Thoughts AF6

Expressing Opinions AF6

 

Grammar and Punctuation

Modal Verbs

Higher Level Punctuation

Grammar and Punctuation Card

Expanded Noun Phrases

Conjuncts

Conjunctions

Commas

Basic Punctuation

Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases

 

Reading Questions

Talking Text: Analysing Persuasive Posters and Leaflets

Talking Text: Analysing Poetry (with AF descriptions)

Talking about Information Texts – Articles and Book Extracts (with AF descriptions)

Talking Text: Introducing Information Books (with AF descriptions)

Talking Text: Introducing a novel (with AF descriptions)

Talking Text: Analysing novels – page by page (with AF descriptions)Responding to Information texts

Talking Text: Reviewing novels (with AF descriptions)

Chapter Analysis

Guided Reading APP Record Sheet

AF Reading Poster Child Speak

 

Higher Level Vocabulary – Word Mats

Fiction Vocabulary to describe settings, characters and feelings

Fiction Vocabulary to replace said, to connect sentences and to open sentences

Higher Level Vocabulary – Formal Connectives

 

SEN Non-Fiction Writing Frames

Writing Frame to write a recount (SEN)

Writing Frame to create a poster (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an explanation text (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a formal letter (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an informal letter (SEN)

Writing Frame to write instructions (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an interview (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a newspaper report (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a persuasive argument (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a point of view chart (SEN)

Writing Frame to create a poster (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a recount (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a report with three subsections (SEN)

 

SEN Fiction Writing Frames

Writing Frame to write a Dilemma (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Dialogue (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Reading Journal (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Quest myth 1 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Quest myths 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write Quest myths 3 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write Stories from other cultures (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a story with Familiar settings (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a story set in an Imaginary world – plan 1 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an Imaginary world story 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an Adventure and mystery 1(SEN)

Writing Frame to write an Adventure and mystery 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to Create a scary story (SEN)

Writing Frame to write Flashback stories (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Historical story (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Historical story 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Legend – retell (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Legend story (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Playscript (SEN)

 

Free PDF sample pages from Book 1

Model Texts for the Primary Classroom 1 (Years 3 and 4 – KS2)

Narrative Texts – Stories with Familiar Settings DAD’S NEW HOUSE

 

Free PDF sample pages from Book 2

Model Texts for the Primary Classroom 2 (Years 5 and 6 – KS2)

Older Literature – ADDING DIALOGUE: GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

Dramatic Conventions – POLAR BEAR MUMS: VIDEO NARRATION

Dramatic Conventions – UK WEATHER FORECAST SCRIPT

Dramatic Conventions – BREKIEBAR RADIO ADVERTISEMENT SCRIPT

Free PDF samples from Understanding Myths and Legends

Stories – The birth of Lord Ganesh

Stories – Daedalus and Icarus

Free PDF samples from Understanding Traditional Tales

Understanding Traditional Stories