2017-18

Select the appropriate year below

Year 1

Autumn Term

Homes

Listening skills developed through story, poetry, rhymes and verbal comprehension tasks. Role play, drama related to topic

Dictation  of simple sentences

Story structure.  Recounts (news).

Invitation (Advent fair)

Writing linked to topic

ICT to write simple texts

Topic vocabulary

Spaces between words. Sentence punctuation.

Connective – and

Capital letters

Introduce ? !

Suffix ing, ed, er

Vowels and consonants

 

All letters of the alphabet and the sounds they most commonly represent.

 

Word building – cvc, ccvc, cvcc words phonetically.  Consonant digraphs ch, th, sh.

Syllables – beats in words

Ff,ll,ss,zz,ck; nk, ing Alternative vowel sounds incl. different sounds for y

Year 1 tricky words

All individual letters formed correctly

Initial joins.  Encourage cursive script.

 

Fairy stories.  Stories with familiar settings. Texts and words related to topic – verbal and simple written comprehension tasks

Poems and rhymes

Alphabetical order (sung)

Individual reading plans, encourage different strategies to read unknown words.

Spring Term

Rainforest

Listening skills continued as for term 1

Role play, drama related to topic

Recount

Non chronological reports linked to topic e.g. about animals of the Rainforest.

Descriptive – habitats.

Poetry

ICT to write simple texts

Topic vocabulary

Sentence punctuation

Extended sentences using and, beginning to use other connectives

Use ? !

Singular and plural

Suffixes er,est

Compound words

 

Alternate spellings of vowel sounds.

Word building continued

Ch, tch, ve, vowel + r,

K and soft c

ph

Revision of term 1

Year 1 tricky words

 

 

 

 

Developing of cursive script

Capital letters

Surname

 

Non fiction texts related to topic with verbal, written comprehension tasks to include contents, index, glossary

Poems and rhymes

Interpret text by reading aloud with some variety in pace.

Individual reading plans

Summer Term

Water, water everywhere

Listening skills, role play continued as for term 1

Poetry and rhyme

Seaside stories.  Stories form other cultures.

Recount.  Descriptive related to senses and water.

ICT simple texts

Topic vocabulary

Sentence punctuation

Extended sentences using and, beginning to use other connectives

Use ? !

Prefix un-

 

Spellings air, are, ear (bear)

Ear (dear)

Alternative vowel sounds revised and continued

Year 1 tricky words

 

Cursive script- joining of all letters

 

Katie Morag stories, Magic paintbrush

Non fiction texts related to topic with verbal, written comprehension tasks to include contents, index, glossary

Poems and rhymes

Interpret text by reading aloud with some variety in pace.

Individual reading plans

Year 2

Autumn Term

Listening skills developed through story, poetry, rhymes and verbal comprehension tasks. Role play, drama related to topic

Dictation of sentences

Story structure and planning. Recounts (news).

Stories with familiar settings: Funnybones

Writing linked to topic

ICT to write simple texts

Topic vocabulary

Nouns and adjectives, verbs

Sentence punctuation including ? !.

Commas in lists

Connectives

Expanded noun phrases e.g. the blue butterfly

Past tense – sounds and use of ed, y

Revision of year 1 phonics plus silent letters kn wr. O sounding u (mother), a saying o (was)

Year 2 tricky words

All individual letters formed correctly

Initial joins. Encourage cursive script.

Verbal and simple written comprehension tasks

Poems and rhymes

Alphabetical order (sung)

Individual reading plans, encourage different strategies to read unknown words.

Spring Term

Listening skills continued as for term 1

Role play, drama related to topic

Recount

Non chronological reports linked to topic e.g. Egyptians

ICT to write simple texts

Topic vocabulary

Sentence – statements, questions

Sentence punctuation – extending sentences with a variety of connectives

Present and past tense – he is, she was …

Contractions – shortened forms

They’re there

Plurals to ey words

war wor; consonant suffix;

dge soft g; soft c

Double or not with vowel suffix

Le, el, il al, tion endings

Revise alternative vowel sounds

Year 2 tricky words

Developing of cursive script

Capital letters revise

Name and address

Non fiction texts related to topic with verbal, written comprehension tasks to include contents, index, glossary

Poems and rhyme

Summer Term

Listening skills, role play continued as for term 1

Stories with familiar settings

Story structure

Writing linked to topic

Recount. Descriptive related to topic

ICT simple texts

Topic vocabulary

Forming nouns using suffix and compounding e.g. whiteboard

Contractions – possessive, their

Revise air, are, ear (bear)

Ear (dear)

Ph

Suffix y rules

‘sh’ sound – sion, sure

Alternative vowel sounds consolidate

Year 2 tricky words

Cursive script- joining of all letters

Non fiction texts related to topic with verbal, written comprehension tasks to include contents, index, glossary

Poems and rhymes

Interpret text by reading aloud with some variety in pace.

Individual reading plan

Year 3

Autumn Term

Comprehension

Related to topic, class readers and Comprehension Success Book 1 by James Driver

Composition

Recount

Narrative – story structure

Poetry – Autumn, Christmas, classic

Letter writing

Grammar and Punctuation

Sentence punctuation including question and exclamation marks

Connectives – extending sentences

Noun, adjective and verb

Apostrophes for contractions eg don’t

Capital letters for personal titles Mr.

Connectives other than and, different sentence starters

Commas in lists and sentences

Spelling

Cedars Phonic Programme

Cedars Tricky words

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Individual Reading

Guided reading schemes

Spring Term

Comprehension

Related to topic, class readers and Comprehension Success Book 1 by James Driver

Composition

Narrative – story structure revised and practised

Instructions

Non chronological writing

Grammar and Punctuation

Alphabetical order

Sentence punctuation, connectives

Noun, adjective, verb and adverb

Turn statements into questions

Use of a or an

Organisational devices eg numbering, headings, bold text

Apostrophes for contractions

Spelling

Cedars Phonic Programme

National Curriculum Tricky words

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Individual Reading

Guided reading scheme

Summer Term

Comprehension

Related to topic, class readers and Comprehension Success Book 1 by James Driver

Composition

Recount

Introduction to play writing

Poetry: Haiku, Cinquain

Instructions

Simple explanations

Grammar and Punctuation

Sentence punctuation, speech marks

Conjunctions

Plurals of different nouns

Prepositions

Adverbs (revise noun, verb, adjective)

Organisational devices e.g. numbering, headings, bold text, arrows, bubbles

Spelling

Cedars Phonic Programme

Cedars Tricky words/ NC word list

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Playscripts

Individual Reading

Guided reading scheme

Year 4

Autumn Term

Comprehension

Comprehension Success Book 2 by James Driver, Schofield & Sims workbook 1

Composition

Story planning

Writing poetry –link to National Poetry Day

Recount

Narrative – story structure

Letter writing

Information text

Grammar and Punctuation

First/third person

Nouns, Adjectives

Verbs – definition, identification, past tense, regular verb endings eg. Fly, flies

Conjugating verbs and pronouns

Apostrophe –contraction & possession

homophones

Spelling

Cedars Phonic Programme

Cedars Tricky words /NC word list

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Individual Reading

Guided reading scheme

Spring Term

Comprehension

Comprehension Success Book 2 by James Driver

Composition

Instructions

Story writing and planning

Writing short paragraphs

Grammar and Punctuation

Revision of sentence punctuation

Apostrophes, contraction & possession

Similes

Homophones, Commas

Verb –irregular tese changes, go, went, run , ran

Adverbs

Dictionary Skills

Spelling

NC Phonic Programme

Cedars Tricky words/ NC word list

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Individual Reading

Guided reading scheme

Summer Term

Comprehension

Comprehension Success Book 2 by James Driver

Composition

Recount

Introduction to play writing

Poetry: Haiku, Cinquain

Instructions

Simple explanations

Grammar and Punctuation

Sentence punctuation, speech marks

Conjunctions

Plurals of different nouns

Prepositions

Adverbs (revise noun, verb, adjective)

Organisational devices e.g. numbering, headings, bold text, arrows, bubbles

Spelling

Cedars Phonic Programme

Cedars Tricky words /NC word list

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reader

playscripts

Individual Reading

Guided reading scheme

Year 5

Autumn Term

Comprehension

Schofield & Sims KS2 Workbooks

Composition

Writing & analysing poetry

Features of non-fiction texts

Narrative writing

Instruction texts

Taking notes

Persuasive texts to argue a point

Grammar and Punctuation

Punctuation: apostrophes, parenthesis, commas, hyphens, bullet points, speech marks, colons and semi-colons.

Word classes and use of adverbials

Converting nouns and adjectives to verbs

Synonyms, antonyms, similes and metaphors

Precis

Spelling

Cedars Spelling Programme

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’  by Philip Pullman

Individual Reading

Guided reading

Spring Term

Comprehension

Schofield & Sims KS2 Workbooks

Composition

Playscripts

Layout of script

Dialogue

Shakespeare

Myths and Legends

Grammar and Punctuation

Writing and punctuating clauses, phrases, simple and complex sentences

Sentence structures: expanded noun phrases

Relative, personal and possessive pronouns

Homophones

Spelling

Cedars Spelling Programme

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Individual Reading

Guided  reading

Summer Term

Comprehension

Schofield & Sims KS2 Workbooks

Composition

Stories from other cultures

List similarities and differences between stories

Create a storyboard of the story,

Mind map plot

Character description

Writing  using common features

Research skills

Grammar and Punctuation

Verb tenses

Use of imperative verbs, passive verbs and modal verbs

Structures and vocabulary for formal and informal writing

Cohesive devices: adverbials, grammar, sentence structure

Spelling

Cedars Spelling Programme

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Individual Reading

Guided  reading

Class Reading

A variety of stories from other cultures

Year 6

Autumn Term

Comprehension

Schofield & Sims KS2 Workbooks

Composition

Writing & analysing poetry

Features of non-fiction texts

Narrative writing

Instruction texts

Taking notes

Persuasive texts to argue a point

Grammar and Punctuation

Punctuation: apostrophes, parenthesis, commas, hyphens, bullet points, speech marks, colons and semi-colons.

Word classes and use of adverbials

Converting nouns and adjectives to verbs

Synonyms, antonyms, similes and metaphors

Precis

Spelling

Cedars Spelling Programme

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’  by Philip Pullman

Individual Reading

Guided reading

Spring Term

Comprehension

Schofield & Sims KS2 Workbooks

Composition

Playscripts

Layout of script

Dialogue

Shakespeare

Myths and Legends

Grammar and Punctuation

Writing and punctuating clauses, phrases, simple and complex sentences

Sentence structures: expanded noun phrases

Relative, personal and possessive pronouns

Homophones

Spelling

Cedars Spelling Programme

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Class Reading

Individual Reading

Guided  reading

Summer Term

Comprehension

Schofield & Sims KS2 Workbooks

Composition

Stories from other cultures

List similarities and differences between stories

Create a storyboard of the story,

Mind map plot

Character description

Writing  using common features

Research skills

Grammar and Punctuation

Verb tenses

Use of imperative verbs, passive verbs and modal verbs

Structures and vocabulary for formal and informal writing

Cohesive devices: adverbials, grammar, sentence structure

Spelling

Cedars Spelling Programme

Handwriting

Nelson Thorne

Individual Reading

Guided  reading

Class Reading

A variety of stories from other cultures