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Week commencing 23rd May 2022.


This week in English the children will be developing their skills in descriptive writing. We will be using picture prompts that link to our topic, 'Treetop Explorers'. Our sentences will include adjectives, prepositions, powerful verbs, similes and metaphors. 

During the Spring term children will be working on the following skills in English lessons: 


  • Using single clause sentences and multi-clause sentences using coordinating conjunctions
  • Using the full range of punctuation taught across KS1 to demarcate sentences
  • Including the use of devices to organise writing
  • Using some multi-clause sentences using subordinating conjunctions
  • Expressing time, place and cause using conjunctions e.g. when, before, after, while, so, because; adverbs e.g. then, next, soon, therefore; prepositions e.g. before, after, during, in, because of
  • Including dialogue within story writing and begin to use this to reveal detail about character
  • Beginning to vary sentence openings
  • Ensuring relevant details are included in both narrative and non-fiction writing
  • Using expanded noun phrases to describe and specify




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