Key Stage One : English : Year Two Planning : Term Three

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Year Two in Key Stage One covering stories by significant authors, non-fiction texts about animals, poems that play with words and reports about locations

Theme One : Curious Creatures

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Curious Creatures : Unit One : Fantastic Foxes

Read and respond to a story by a significant author, investigate spellings of words with dge endings and use apostrophes for contractions based on The Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

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Curious Creatures : Unit Two : Family Pets

Plan and write a story based on a book by a significant author about an animal, explore words with dge and ge spellings and use apostrophes to show possession

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Curious Creatures : Unit Three : Animal Research

Practise different ways of finding information about animals in non-fiction information books, investigate words spelt with the or sound and use commas to write lists

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Curious Creatures : Unit Four : Animal Encyclopaedia

Devise a class information book about animals using alphabetical ordering, identify and spell words with the or and ar phonemes and punctuate lists in sentences using commas

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Curious Creatures : Unit Five : Word Play Poems

Investigate poems about animals that play with language, practise spelling words ending in the suffix tion and use noun phrases to describe and specify animals

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Curious Creatures : Unit Six : Dragons

Select descriptive vocabulary to use when writing poems that play with language, explore the meaning of words with tion endings and practise writing extended noun phrases

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