Non-fiction

English Year 1 Autumn Labels, Lists and Signs

Getting and giving information

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, lists and signs.

Start with the core unit to introduce key texts. Then select from comprehension, SPAG and composition units.

Core
Unit 1 Core: Write lists and labels inspired by Not a Stick
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Build and punctuate sentences
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Read, discuss and write inspired by Billy’s Bucket
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Billy’s Bucket by Kes Gray and Garry Parsons

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Build sentences and punctuate names inspired by Billy’s Bucket
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write a book, using lists, labels and signs
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis