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KS2 News Reports – Effective Story Planning Writing Worksheets

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Planning effectively before writing helps pupils to become successful writers.

Use our news report images as prompts for children quickly to plan out a newspaper report, noting key words and phrases on the worksheet provided.

This primary resource pack includes:

  • News report plan
    A worksheet for pupils to record their ideas for a news report.
  • News report image cards
    A collection of 12 images to prompt ideas for news report writing.
  • News report image slides
    The 12 images as PowerPoint slides so that they can be displayed to the whole class.
  • Newspaper writing sheets

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

  • News report planning sheet
  • News report image cards
  • News report images as a PowerPoint
  • News report writing sheets for books or display
  • Teacher notes
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