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English Autumn

Reading

Class novel - George's Marvellous Medicine.

Guided reading texts include - Mum and dad make me laugh, Willy the Wimp, The creation story, non fiction texts including Bonfire Safety and Advent, Voices in the Park, Traction Man, The First Christmas

 

Grammar & Punctuation

  • Capital letters - start a sentence, names, I
  • Question marks, exclamation marks
  • Commas in a list
  • Word classes - adjectives, nouns, noun phrases, verbs, adverbs
  • Conjunctions - coordination. subordination
  • Sentence types - questions and commands

 

Spelling and phonics

Set 2 phonics followed by set 3.

6 Red words per week to learn.

RWInc spelling programme. Book 2A 1 unit per week:

Unit 1 - The or sound spelt a before l and ll

Unit 2 - soft c

Unit 3 - adding the suffix y (2)

Unit 4 - adding the suffix y (2)

Unit 5 - adding the suffix ly

Unit 6 - the n sound spelt kn and gn

Unit 7 - the igh sound spelt y

Unit 8 - adding the suffix ing(1)

Unit 9 - adding the suffix ing (2)

Unit 10 - the j sound

Unit 11 - the o sound spelt a after w and qu

 

Writing

Recounts

Story

Character description

Description of activities

Instructions

Poetry

Skills to be developed - writing stamina, planning & rehearsing, holding a sentence, editing

 

 

 

English Spring

Reading

Class Novel - The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark.

Guided reading texts include - Non fiction topic texts, Wild, Clarice Bean, Wild, Snow Tales, Flood! Alex Brychta

 

Grammar & Punctuation

  • tenses - irregular past tense
  • Word classes -  verbs, adverbs revisited
  • Comparative and superlative adjectives - adding er and est to root words 
  • Sentence types - exclamations, recap 4 types
  • Adding suffix to turn adjectives into nouns - ness

 

Spelling and phonics

Set 3 phonics

6 Red words per week to learn.

RWInc spelling programme. Book 2A 1 unit per week:

Unit 11 - the o sound spelt a after w and qu

Unit 12 - adding suffix ed (1)

Unit 13 - adding the suffix ed (2)

Unit 14 - adding the suffix ed (3)

Special focus contractions

Book 2B 

Unit 1 - the r sound spelt wr

Unit 2 - adding the suffix er/est (1)

Unit 3 - adding the suffix er/est (2)

Unit 4 - adding the suffix er/est (3)

Unit 5 - the ee sound spelt ey

Unit 6 - adding the suffix ness

 

 

 

Writing

Planning writing - structure

Character description

Biography - Alex Brychta

Handwriting

Skills to be developed - writing stamina, planning & rehearsing, holding a sentence, editing

English Summer

Reading

Class Stories - Traditional Tales - Jack and the Beanstalk

Guided reading texts include - Non fiction topic texts, Traditional tales including Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears...

 

Grammar & Punctuation

  • Noun phrases - recap
  • Adding suffixes to make adjectives - ful, less
  • Plurals
  • Homophones
  • Sentence types - revisit commands and exclamations plus recap all 4 sentence types
  • Adding suffix to turn adjectives into nouns - ness
  • Possessive apostrophes

 

Spelling and phonics

Set 3 phonics - revisit + tion, cious, s used for zh sound

6 Red words per week to learn.

RWInc spelling programme. Book 2B 1 unit per week:

Unit 7 - adding the suffix ness (2)

Unit 8 - words ending in le

Unit 9 - words ending in el

Unit 10 - words ending in al

Unit 11 - adding the suffix ful

Unit 12 - adding the suffix less

Unit 13 - adding the suffix ment

Unit 14 - words ending in tion

Unit 15 - adding the suffix es

 

 

 

 

Writing

Planning writing - story structure, non chronological report  - subheadings

Non - chronological reports (topic work)

Character description

Story openings

Story Settings

Tradditional Tale with a twist - alternative endings

Handwriting

Skills to be developed - writing stamina, planning & rehearsing, holding a sentence, editing

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