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Animals Non-Chronological Reports – KS1 Text Types: Writing Planners and Model Texts

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Teach children how to write engaging non-chronological reports with this KS1 text types resource pack.

There are sheets to help pupils plan against success criteria, descriptions of what a non-chronological report should include, two detailed model texts showing WAGOLL (what a good one looks like), and collections of facts about lions that children can use to create their own non-chronological reports.

What is included in this KS1 resource pack?

  • 2 report model texts: Meerkats and Emperor Penguins
    These example non-chronological reports can be used to learn the features of this text type. They can be read and annotated by pupils, and a list of features to look for is included at the bottom of the page.
  • Report writing sheet
    This contains a non-chronological report success criteria list as well as examples of conjunctions and adjectives that pupils can use in their own writing.
  • Report writing plan
    This worksheet allows pupils to plan out their non-chronological report text. They could use information from the research sheet.
  • Lion fact cards
    Pupils can use these to create their own non-chronological report about lions. They could organise information using the question cards before writing their report.
  • Writing frames
    These writing frames can be used for pupils to present their work.

What is a non-chronological report?

A non-chronological report is a piece of text that isn’t written in time order. They tend to be non-fiction, and they give information on subjects or events.

  • model text - meerkats
  • model text - emperor penguins
  • report writing sheet
  • report writing plan
  • Lion fact cards
  • Writing frames
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