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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage One to teach about writing recounts of experiences

  • Sea Voyage

    Sea Voyage

    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean

  • Garden Planting

    Garden Planting

    Write a factual recount about how to plant different flowers in a garden during the spring

  • Holiday Postcards

    Holiday Postcards

    Identify and record differences between seaside holidays in the past with today by writing recounts

  • Harbour Jobs

    Harbour Jobs

    Identify, describe and compare different occupations that can be completed in a harbour with other locations

  • Mountain Expedition

    Mountain Expedition

    Plan and write a recount to describe a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday

  • Seaside Holiday

    Seaside Holiday

    Read and write a recount describing a family visit to a seaside as part of a summer holiday

  • Zoo Encounters

    Zoo Encounters

    Plan and write a recount of a family visit to a zoo describing encounters with different animals

  • Swimming Pool

    Swimming Pool

    Read and write a recount about a family visit to a swimming pool or other leisure attraction in the local area

  • Lighthouses

    Lighthouses

    Plan and write a diary entry to describe the range of jobs and routines performed by a lighthouse keeper

  • Farm Diary

    Farm Diary

    Identify and compare some of the different jobs performed daily by a farmer when working on a farm

  • Ferry Trip

    Ferry Trip

    Identify when to use different conjunctions to link sentence clauses about travelling by ferry

  • Summer Scrapbook

    Summer Scrapbook

    Refine and develop English and literacy skills by recording activities enjoyed by families during the school summer holidays

  • Sea Voyage
    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean
  • Garden Planting
    Write a factual recount about how to plant different flowers in a garden during the spring
  • Weather Postcards
    Read and write recounts to use on postcards reporting the weather experienced on different family holidays
  • Holiday Postcard
    Compose a written recount to use on a postcard describing a family holiday to a specific location