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KS1 Descriptive Writing Pack - Present Progressive: Winter (hibernating)

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Explore winter and animals that hibernate during this season with pupils in years 1 and 2. Pupils will write a poem describing what it might be like to hibernate during the winter months, using the model text included in the resource pack for inspiration. The resources also provide the opportunity to learn about the present progressive tense.

The activities in the resource pack will support learning in science and English lessons in key stage 1.

This pack includes:
Hibernating animal images
Hibernating model text
verb cards (2 sets)
Writing scaffold
Themed writing paper

National Curriculum Programme of study links
English
Year 1 Composition– To write sentences by: saying out loud what they are going to write about; composing a sentence orally before writing it.
Year 2 Composition– To develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by writing poetry
Year 2 VGP – To use the present and past tenses correctly, including the progressive form
Science
Year 1 Seasonal Changes – Pupils should be taught to observe changes over the seasons.
Year 1 Animals, including Humans – Pupils should be taught to name common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals

  • Hibernating animal images
  • Hibernating model text
  • verb cards (2 sets)
  • Writing scaffold
  • Themed writing paper
  • Teacher notes
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