Non-fiction

English Year 2 Autumn Letters and Postcards

Excuse Letters

Be inspired to write letters with fantastic excuses by J.P.N. McHennessy. Describe an adventure based on Dear Teacher by Amy Husband. Study sentences with different forms.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Read and write letters; understand features
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
John Patrick Norman McHennessy by John Burningham

Group Readers
The Three Guinea Fowl

Group Readers

The Three Guinea Fowl
This is a clever story with lively illustrations, written partly through the medium of letters. Ideal for teaching this genre of writing, the tale engages children who want to know how the problem is resolved.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Forms of sentence and punctuation
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
John Patrick Norman McHennessy by John Burningham

SPAG
Unit 3 SPAG: Sentences: forms, punctuation and spelling
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
Dear Teacher by Amy Husband

Optional Texts
John Patrick Norman McHennessy by John Burningham

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: plan, write and edit an extended letter
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

Coming soon!