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

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Year Six in Key Stage Two covering mystery and science fiction stories, journalistic writing, narrative poetry, biographies and play scripts

Theme One : Mysteries (available shortly)

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Mysteries : Unit One : Detective Stories

Investigate common narrative features and styles of mystery writing, learn spelling rules for adding the suffix able and practise using commas to write complex sentences

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Mysteries : Unit Two : Science Fiction

Select characters, settings and events for science fiction stories, identify words with the ible suffix and practise using commas and conjunctions to write complex sentences

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Mysteries : Unit Three : Story Plots

Investigate how authors use different settings to advance the plot in a story, practise adding the suffixes able and ible to word roots and write complex sentences

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Mysteries : Unit Four : News Reports

Explore ways that news stories are reported using journalistic writing, investigate rules for adding suffixes to word roots and practise using the colon to introduce a list in a sentence

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Mysteries : Unit Five : School Reports

Research and write a news report about a school event, add suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in fer and use more complex punctuation marks in sentences

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