Key Stage Two : English : Year Six Planning : Detective Stories : Lesson Five – Story Puzzles


This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader. The class can identify some of the text features that they need to include when writing a detective story.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader

Learning Objectives

Selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning. Use spoken language to develop understanding through imagining and exploring ideas.

Learning Outcomes

I can write in the style of a particular story genre choosing appropriate vocabulary and sentence construction. I can discuss with the teacher and other children how to use language to convey a particular idea in a story.

Story Puzzles

Teaching sequence to help the children write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader

Doctor Watson

Activity to help the children write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader

Detective Story Checklist

Activity to help the children review and suggest improvements to their writing to match the structure and format of a detective story

Story Puzzles

Interactive activity to help the children write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write an extra section to match the structure and format of a detective story to create puzzles in the mind of the reader

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