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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage Two to teach about composing letters for a range of purposes

  • Circus Animals

    Circus Animals

    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue

  • Book of Revelation

    Book of Revelation

    Investigate and record some of the predictions for the future as described in a book of the Bible

  • Italian Penpal

    Italian Penpal

    Write a reply to a letter from an Italian penpal to explore life in the Italy and make comparisons to the UK

  • Family Gifts

    Family Gifts

    Select and use persuasive language to persuade parents to purchase special gifts for Christmas

  • Dear Santa

    Dear Santa

    Write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve

  • Firework Complaint

    Firework Complaint

    Select and use formal language when writing a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style