- Write stories set in places pupils have been.
- Write stories with imaginary settings.
- Write stories and plays that use the language of fairy tales and traditional tales.
- Write stories that mimic significant authors.
- Write narrative diaries.
- Write labels.
- Write lists.
- Write captions.
- Write instructions.
- Write recounts.
- Write glossaries.
- Present information.
- Write non-chronological reports.
- Write poems that use pattern, rhyme and description.
- Write nonsense and humorous poems and limericks.
Note: Only the following are statutory at KS1:
- personal experiences
- real events
- different purposes.
- Listen to traditional tales.
- Listen to a range of texts.
- Learn some poems by heart.
- Become familiar with a wide range of texts of different lengths. • Discuss books.
- Build up a repertoire of poems to recite.
- Use the class and school libraries.
- Listen to short novels over time.
- Engage in meaningful discussions in all areas of the curriculum.
- Listen to and learn a wide range of subject specific vocabulary.
- Through reading identify vocabulary that enriches and enlivens stories.
- Speak to small and larger audiences at frequent intervals.
- Practise and rehearse sentences and stories, gaining feedback on the overall effect and the use of standard English.
- Listen to and tell stories often so as to internalise the structure.
- Debate issues and formulate well-constructed points.