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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to research and write explanations to describe how any why different household devices work. The class can practise using brackets to add extra information to sentence clauses in their explanation about a household device.

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Learning Objectives

Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in explanatory writing. Using brackets to indicate parenthesis in sentences.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how to format and structure an explanation. I can use brackets to add additional information about a sentence clause.

Households

Teaching sequence to help the children research and write explanations to describe how any why different household devices work

Vacuum Cleaner

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children describe how to structure and format an explanation about a household device

Brackets Facts

Activity cards to help the children add facts and information to sentences about household devices using brackets

Household Notes

Template to help the children research and record facts and information about why and how a household device functions

Brackets Facts

Activity cards to help the children add facts and information to sentences about household devices using brackets

Households

Interactive activity to help the children research and write explanations to describe how any why different household devices work

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to research and write explanations to describe how any why different household devices work

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