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Term

Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6

Autumn 1

Narrative- traditional tales and fairy talesPoems

Instructions

 

Stories with a themeTopic based work Traditional tales and dramatic conventionsTopic based work Over one termFiction/non fiction

Linked to guided reading

Autobiography,  biography, recounts

Autumn 2

RecountsExplanation text

Topic writing

PlaysRecounts

Reports

InstructionsOlder literature Diary entriesinformal letters

Spring 1

Narrative- traditional talesMyths    Instructions

Poetry

 

Greek Myths, legends and traditional tales Narrative (suspense)Persuasion Over one termFiction/ non- fiction – Linked to Geography and guided reading novel

Spring 2

ReportsPoetry

Topic based work

 

ExplanationPersuasion

Topic based work

LettersNarrative (fantasy) All genres

Summer 1

Adventure storiesPoetry

Topic based work

PoetryInformation text

Topic based work

Poetry/ ImageryPlay scripts Over one termFiction/ non- fiction – Linked to guided reading

Summer 2

Explanation text

Instructions

Poetry

Topic based work

 

Issues and dilemmasFilm studies

Topic based work

Film narrativeChronological report Fiction/ non- fiction – Linked to guided readingAll genres