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Year 5 Model Texts For Teaching
KS2 English

Use the curriculum map below to find Real Writing resources that cover all of the writing objectives from the Year 5 programme of study. Each of the 25 units for this year group includes a rich, annotated model text, written by a talented children's author, together with a teaching framework and detailed, fully resourced lesson plans that focus on teaching aspects of vocabulary, grammar and composition, alongside tier 2 and 3 vocabulary, and statutory spelling words.

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Year 5 English Curriculum - Writing

Select a curriculum objective to see which resources can be used to deliver this. In Focus Lessons the curriculum objective is one of two main teaching outcomes. Units listed as Explore and Revise include the objective, but it is not central to the resource.

Writing - Transcription (Spelling)

Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand guidance for adding them

Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography

Continue to distinguish between homophones and other words which are often confused

Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science

Use knowledge of morphology and etymology in spelling and understand that the spelling of some words needs to be learnt specifically

Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science

Use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words

Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art

Use the first three or four letters of a word to check spelling, meaning or both of these in a dictionary

Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography

Use a thesaurus

Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English
Writing - Composition

Plan their writing by noting and developing initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary

Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 24: The Life Cycle of a Frog
Explore and Revise
Genre: explanation
Curricular Link: Science

Plan writing by identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form and using other similar writing as models for their own

Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 24: The Life Cycle of a Frog
Explore and Revise
Genre: explanation
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English

In writing narratives, considering how authors have developed characters and settings in what pupils have read, listened to or seen performed

Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History

In narratives, describing settings, characters and atmosphere and integrating dialogue to convey character and advance the action

Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History

Draft and write by selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning

Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 24: The Life Cycle of a Frog
Explore and Revise
Genre: explanation
Curricular Link: Science

Draft and write by using a wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs

Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 24: The Life Cycle of a Frog
Explore and Revise
Genre: explanation
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History

Draft and write by using further organisational and presentational devices to structure text and to guide the reader [for example, headings, bullet points, underlining]

Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography

Draft and write by précising longer passages

Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English

Edit and evaluate by ensuring correct subject and verb agreement when using singular and plural, distinguishing between the language of speech and writing and choosing the appropriate register

Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English

Edit and evaluate by ensuring the consistent and correct use of tense throughout a piece of writing

Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 24: The Life Cycle of a Frog
Explore and Revise
Genre: explanation
Curricular Link: Science

Evaluate and edit by assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing

Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History

Evaluate and edit by proposing changes to vocabulary, grammar and punctuation to enhance effects and clarify meaning

Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English

Proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors

Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History

Perform their own compositions, using appropriate intonation, volume, and movement so that meaning is clear.

Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English
Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

Using the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause

Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing

Using modal verbs or adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility

Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 25: Dear Parents...
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: English
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography

Using relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when, whose, that or with an implied (i.e. omitted) relative pronoun

Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 5: The Roman Influence
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Art
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography

Using commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity in writing

Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History

Using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis

Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 21: The Beatles - the Greatest Pop Group Ever?
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 24: The Life Cycle of a Frog
Explore and Revise
Genre: explanation
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 14: Is Your Child Fit and Healthy?
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: PE
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Appendix 2: vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

Converting nouns or adjectives into verbs using suffixes [for example, –ate; –ise; –ify]

Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 16: How to Care for a Rabbit
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography

Verb prefixes [for example, dis–, de–, mis–, over– and re–]

Unit 18: Crime and Punishment
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: History
Unit 22: A Greener Future
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 1: Animal Habitats
Explore and Revise
Genre: report
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 6: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 11: Visit Yorkshire!
Explore and Revise
Genre: persuasive
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History

Linking ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time [for example, later], place [for example, nearby] and number [for example, secondly] or tense choices [for example, he had seen her before]

Unit 7: Beowulf versus Grendel
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 12: Samosas
Explore and Revise
Genre: instructional
Curricular Link: D&T
Unit 20: An English Soldier's Diary, 1066
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 2: Katherine Johnson
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 3: Alien Invasion
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 4: The Diary of Neil Armstrong
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: Science
Unit 8: "I'm Worried About my Brother"
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: PSHE
Unit 9: The Wrong Path
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 10: Coventry Devastated by Bombing Blitz
Explore and Revise
Genre: recount
Curricular Link: History
Unit 13: The Tragedy of Beddgelert
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 15: Water Cycle Haiku
Explore and Revise
Genre: poetry
Curricular Link: Geography
Unit 17: Invitation for a Sleepover
Explore and Revise
Genre: letters (formal and informal)
Curricular Link: Computing
Unit 19: St Cuthbert's Cross
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History
Unit 23: How Odin Created the World
Explore and Revise
Genre: narrative
Curricular Link: History

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Draw on fully resourced grammar and composition lesson plans for each unit that guide children towards an extended independent writing outcome - with links to other subject areas.