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English Year 2 Summer Persuasive Writing

Bedtime Arguments, Adverts & Letters

With this relatable theme, children speak and write powerfully about bedtimes, bedroom inventions and petition for a pyjama party. Grammar includes tense and sentence forms.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Role-play an argument, for and against child-dictated bedtimes
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential text
Bedtime by Eleanor Farjeon (plan resources)

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Sentence forms: statements, questions, exclamations, commands
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential text
Included in resources

Composition
Unit 3 Composition: Reading and writing adverts for bedtime creations
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
Included in resources

Websites
Day 2
Flash Ad from campaignlive.co.uk

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Verb forms, simple and progressive past and present forms
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential text
Peace at Last by Jill Murphy, or use website

Websites
Peace at Last from youtube.com

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write persuasive letters for a pyjama fun day
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.