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KS2 Getting the Setting: Writing Setting Descriptions – Effective Story Planning Writing Worksheets

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Are your pupils able to write effective setting descriptions that engage their reader?

This resource pack will support pupils to plan and write setting descriptions that help to create a vivid image for readers. A range of different settings are available in the images provided with a planning worksheet for pupils to collect and organise words and phrases that could be used to describe the setting.

Use the images as prompts for pupils to plan a setting description, noting key words and phrases on the worksheet provided.

What is included in this setting descriptions resource pack?

  • Getting a setting plan
  • A worksheet for pupils to record their ideas for a setting description

  • Setting image cards

    A collection of 12 images to prompt ideas for describing settings

  • Setting image slides

    The same 12 images as PowerPoint slides, so that they can be displayed to the whole class

National Curriculum English programme of study links

  • Y3/4 – To plan their writing by discussing and recording ideas
  • Y5/6 – To plan their writing by noting and developing initial ideas

  • 12 image cards to be used as writing prompts
  • PowerPoint with the images for display to the whole class
  • Getting a setting plan template
  • Teacher notes
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