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Features of writing (KS1 resources)

KS2 resources to help children understand features of writing, including writing checklists and activities focusing on metaphors and similes.

21 resources
Weird Sisters similes and personification
A scaffolding resource for writing similes and using personification  … read more
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Figurative writing – Harry Potter
A word search based on Harry Potter forms the stimulus for introducing  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Writing composition
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Boy – Penguin schools resource
A set of six engaging lesson plans and resources based on Roald  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Activities based on 5m80 by Nicolas Deveaux
Supporting materials and prompts for using the animation 5M80  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading word level | Writing composition
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Success criteria for adventure stories
A success criteria menu to support children in writing an exciting  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Making lists
A set of tips on how to tackle list writing. Includes an example  … read more
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How to vary sentence style
A step-by-step lesson on how to vary sentence style to write  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Terry Pratchett Lesson Plans - Penguin Schools resource collections
Explore the elements of story writing through two of Terry Pratchett's  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing composition
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The BFG - Penguin schools resource
A phizz-whizzing teaching pack to accompany Roald Dahl's wonderful  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Writing composition
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A writer's guide for KS2
A comprehensive writing booklet full of useful reminders, rules  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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Which genre? Chronological report, sci-fi, persuasion or myths and legends?
An interesting interactive choices activity which ask children  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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Language feature sort
Read the cards and sort them under the correct headings. A fun  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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The man at the top of the hill
Children create their own atmospheric story using a variety of  … read more
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Y4 Y5 | Writing composition
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Using adverbs and adjectives
Add interesting adverbs and adjectives to the text and complete  … read more
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Y3 | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Revision posters
Useful revision posters for different types of writing skills.  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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Writing metaphors.
An interactive resource to help children come up with ideas for  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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Similes
Imagine one thing to be like another! Write the similes using  … read more
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Y5 | Writing composition
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Metaphorical expressions!
Two metaphor activities! A fun discussion of what the metaporical  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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Metaphors - creating metaphors from similes
A worksheet where children are provided with similes to turn  … read more
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Y5 | Writing composition
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Similes - first day at school
Create similes about your first day back at school after the  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing composition
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Writing checklists
A great resource for teachers and children to check through their  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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