Writing KS2 Literacy. Improve your writing skills with these links to free to use English KS2 resources.
Catch It Video
A group of meerkats lovingly tend to a beloved and unique fruit in the middle of the savannah. One day, their peaceful existence is disrupted by a vulture intent on stealing their pride and joy. Will the meerkats be able to get it back? Teaching Ideas. Tell the story from a meerkat's point of view. Create an internal monologue for the vulture. Describe the beautiful setting of the African plains. Create some dialogue between the meerkats at various points in the film.
Instruction Sequencer Interactive
This sequencing and instruction writing activity can be used to support the teaching of instructional text and develop pupils' ability to sequence key events in instructions.
Letter Writing Practice Interactive
Learn how to write concise, well worded letters that are set out correctly. Where in the letter should you write your name and address? How should you layout paragraphs? Where does the date go?
Non Fiction Writing Printable
Display resources for non fiction writing: discussions, instructions, recount and persuasion.
Story Writing Interactive
Use the correct words to create an atmosphere suitable for a ghost story, spy story or romance. What words help create a spooky atmosphere? How about a spy thriller? Choose your theme and use the tips provided to help write your sentences.
Write An Explanation Video
Chris Packham demonstrates how to write a 'how to use my camera' guide. He explains how explanation writing requires pupils to use short and simple sentences, logical steps that are sequenced and technical vocabulary that may need explaining in a glossary. Causal linking words and time linking conjunctions are also explained. Keywords and examples are presented on the screen to support pupils writing in this genre.