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

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Year Five in Key Stage Two covering stories by significant authors, narrative poetry, instructional writing and classic fiction stories.

Theme One : Authors

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Authors : Unit One : Story Ingredients

Explore narrative structures by an established children’s writer, identify and spell words with silent letters and convert sentences between the third and first person

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Authors : Unit Two : Story Enrichment

Identify and record different ways of enriching a narrative story using descriptive vocabulary in expanded noun phrases

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Authors : Unit Three : Story Structures

Identify narrative structures used by authors when telling a story, match definitions of words for homophones and practise extending sentences using commas

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Authors : Unit Four : Story Journal

Plan and write a story using different narrative techniques, identify the meanings of words that are homonyms and practise extending sentences by using commas

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Authors : Unit Five : Lady of Shalott

Explore figurative language used in poetry to narrate a story, use rules to spell words containing ie and practise using special vocabulary to describe locations and characters in poetry

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Authors : Unit Six : Pied Piper

Investigate the language style and structure of a narrative poem, practise adding prefixes to word roots and use modal verbs to change lines in a poem

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  • Lost Son
    Discuss the meaning of a parable from the Bible told by Jesus about forgiving others and reflect on how to solve dilemmas in families
  • Jungle Book
    Read and answer comprehension questions using an extract from a story by a significant author
  • Roman Invasion
    Investigate some of the reasons for the growth of the Roman Empire in the past and how and why the Romans invaded ancient Britain
  • Comparing Fractions
    Identify and record how to compare and order different unit and non-unit fractions by the values of their numerators and denominators