4 Literacy Targets
- To talk and listen with more
confidence in an increasing range of contexts e.g. discussion,
stories, poetry, debates etc.
- Children are developing their
ideas in thought first before speaking i.e. thinking their
- Able to describe events and convey
their opinions clearly.
- Are beginning to take notice
of standard English in vocabulary and grammar.
Understand that standard English is used in certain situations.
- To understand how writers create
imaginary worlds, particularly where this is original or unfamiliar.
- To understand how settings influence
events and incidents in stories and how they affect characters
behaviour and to compare and contrast settings across a range
- To understand how the use of
expressive and descriptive language can e.g. create moods,
arouse expectations, build tension, describe attitudes or emotions.
- To identify social, moral or
cultural issues in stories.
- To describe how a poet does or
does not use rhyme e.g. every alternative line, rhyming couplets,
no rhyme, and patterns of rhyme.
- To use photographs in story writing
to organise and sequence the story.
- To develop use of settings in
own writing, making use of work on adjectives and figurative
language to describe settings effectively.
- Note making to edit down a sentence
or passage by deleting the less important elements.
- To write own longer stories in
chapters from story plans.
- To write poems, experimenting
with different styles and structures, discuss if and why different
forms are more suitable than others.
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