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Recount (Summer writing) - KS1 Text Types: Writing Planners and Model Texts

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Summer is the time for holidays and fun at the beach. Explore how to write a recount to record exciting events that pupils may experience over the summer months, either as part of a school trip or with their family.

A model text is included in the pack, recounting a trip to a seaside pier. Pupils can explore how the past tense is used and the rules for adding the suffix -ed to verbs.

The resource pack provides images to inspire writing. These could be used as part of geography in key stage 1, describing the human and physical features of landscapes.

This pack includes:

  • Model text– Fun on the Pier!
  • PDF images of summer trips
  • Recount planning sheet
  • Themed writing paper
  • Teaching notes with guidance on how the resources could be used

National Curriculum Programme of study links

English

WRITING - composition
Pupils should develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by writing about real events.
Pupils should be taught to consider what they are going to write about before beginning by planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about.

WRITING - Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
Pupils should be taught to use the present and past tenses correctly and consistently …

  • Model text – Fun on the Pier! (PDF and PPT versions)
  • PDF images of summer trips
  • Recount planning sheet
  • Themed writing paper
  • Teaching notes
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