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Lesson Four – Firework Complaint

This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select and use formal language when writing a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display. The class can explain how to structure and format a specific type of letter to match the intended audience.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use formal language when writing a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display

Learning Objectives

Recognising vocabulary and structures that are appropriate for formal speech and writing. Selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify vocabulary and structures to use in formal writing. I can select and use appropriate vocabulary when writing a formal letter.

Firework Complaint

Teaching sequence to help the children select and use formal language when writing a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display

Dear Council

Shared reading text to help the children explain how to convert between informal and formal language when writing a letter of complaint

Firework Letter

Template to help the children structure and format a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display using formal language

Firework Complaint

Interactive activity to help the children select and use formal language when writing a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use formal language when writing a letter of complaint about a neighbour’s firework display

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