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Writing templates - Recounts, Diary Writing KS1

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Develop understanding of how diary recounts are structured through the resources provided, which can be used instantly by pupils. These resources can be used to support teaching and learning during an English unit focusing on diary writing, where pupils can learn the features needed for this style of writing, helping them to identify the features in model texts that are explored.

The diary recount poster can be used to teach how these text types are structured and the grammar, vocabulary and punctuation typically used in diary writing.
A planning sheet is also included to support pupils when noting and organising their ideas before writing.

What is included in this diary writing resource pack?

  • Diary recount poster
  • Diary recount planning sheet
  • Teacher notes with guidance on how the resource could be used

National Curriculum English Programme of Study

Writing - composition
Year 2
Pupils should be taught to develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by writing narratives about personal experiences and those of others (real and fictional)
Pupils should be taught to consider what they are going to write before beginning by:

  • planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about
  • writing down ideas and /or key words, including new vocabulary

  • Diary recount poster
  • Diary recount planning sheet
  • Teacher notes
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