Non-fiction

English Year 1 Summer Information Texts

Questions and answers about food

Read and choose favourite recipes, discover interesting facts and write question-and-answer information texts about food. Read and write questions and statements and produce recipes.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Read and discuss non-fiction texts about food
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Text
Usborne Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers about Food by Katie Daynes

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Read and write questions and statements
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
Usborne Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers about Food by Katie Daynes

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Read non-fiction texts; research information
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

SPAG
Unit 4 SPaG: Reading and writing simple recipes
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Usborne Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Food by Katie Daynes

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Publish a question and answer page about a favourite food
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Usborne Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Food by Katie Daynes
A selection of non-fiction books about food

Weblinks
Day 5:
Binding single pages together from wikihow.com