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

  • Viking Families

    Viking Families

    Investigate and record information about the daily life of different groups of Vikings who settled in Britain

  • Camping Trip

    Camping Trip

    Write a diary entry about a camping trip to a special location using adverbials of place to structure the recount

  • Dangerous Expeditions

    Dangerous Expeditions

    Write a recount of an imagined expedition to a dangerous location using adverbials of time to indicate the timing of events

  • Viking Raids

    Viking Raids

    Write a recount to explain how and why the Vikings raided other lands and countries in the past

  • Invaders and Settlers

    Invaders and Settlers

    Investigate and record some of the different reasons why the Vikings invaded Britain in the past

  • Great Pyramid

    Great Pyramid

    Write a diary entry to describe some of different reasons for the building of pyramids in Ancient Egypt

  • World Weather

    World Weather

    Investigate and describe different types of weather patterns that can affect countries around the world

  • Christmas Deliveries

    Christmas Deliveries

    Plan and write recounts to describe how different characters might deliver presents at Christmas

  • Nativity Recounts

    Nativity Recounts

    Write a recount of one of the events in the nativity story from the viewpoint of one of the characters

  • Christmas in Germany

    Christmas in Germany

    Plan and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions

  • Athens and Sparta

    Athens and Sparta

    investigate and compare aspects of daily life between two Ancient Greek city states in the past

  • Summer Scrapbook

    Summer Scrapbook

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

  • Lengths, Masses and Capacities
    Solve a selection of contextual problems by comparing and converting between different units of measurement for mass, length and capacity
  • Fruit Cocktails
    Convert capacities between litres and millilitres when mixing ingredients for different drinks
  • Changing Lengths
    Measure different lengths around the school and convert between metres, centimetres and millimetres
  • Soup Shopping
    Convert measurements between grams and kilograms to calculate prices of foods needed for different recipes