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Mountain Expedition

This English teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to plan and write a recount to describe a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday. The children can collect notes that can answer questions about the visit to use when structuring their recount writing.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a recount to describe a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday

Learning Objectives

Being introduced to non-fiction texts that are structured in different ways. Writing narratives about personal experiences and those of others.

Learning Outcomes

I explain how to structure and format a recount about something that might have happened. I can write a recount about a personal experience.

Mountain Expedition

Teaching sequence to help the children plan and write a recount to describe a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday

Hills and Mountains

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify vocabulary that can be used describe different landscapes

Godwen Hill

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children explain a how to structure and format a recount of a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday

Mountain Notes

Template to help the children select and record information to answer questions about a visit to a mountain as part of a family holiday

Mountain Visit

Template to help the children structure and format a recount about a visit to a mountain as part of a family holiday

Mountain Word Bank

Vocabulary word bank to help the children write a recount about a visit to a mountain as part of a family holiday

Mountain Expedition

Interactive activity to help the children plan and write a recount to describe a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a recount to describe a visit to a mountain landscape as part of a family holiday

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