Read Jill Murphy's Five Minutes' Peace, Mo Willems' Knuffle Bunny and Group Reader Boris and Sid Make a Mess, inspiring children to write a familiar settings story.
Labels and Captions: Families and Me
Have fun with repeating patterns in We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Little Rabbit Foo Foo, Mrs Armitage on Wheels and Mrs Armitage Queen of the Road. Explore repeated refrains while developing sentence writing and punctuation skills.
Repetition in Stories: Repeating Patterns
Explore differences between fiction and non-fiction using fantastic books about machines and space. Use features of information texts. Sequence and punctuate sentences; revise plural nouns.
Story Sequence and Captions: Big Machines and Space
Using humorous texts, You Can’t Take an Elephant on a Bus and What you shouldn't do before school, study different sentence types; punctuate correctly. Focus on commands and ‘bossy’ language. Write commands
Imperatives, Polite Requests and Recipes: Instructions and Commands
Spark imaginations with Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis and Billy’s Bucket by Kes Gray and Garry Parsons. Explore sentence building and punctuation, writing labels and signs.