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Reading

Class novel - The No. 1 Car Spotter

Guided reading and storytime texts include a selection from - Mrs Armitage on Wheels, The Hundred Decker Bus, 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. There are also 3 RWInc guided reading sessions weekly 

 

Grammar & Punctuation

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

 

Spelling and phonics

Y1 recap - prefix 'un', compound words, plurals, suffix ed, ing, syllables, rhyme, vowel sounds - long / short, consonant sounds (stretchy and bouncy)

Set 2 phonics followed by set 3.

6 Red words per week to learn.

RWInc spelling programme. Book 2A 1 unit per week ( 6 unit words to learn 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 - different point of view

Character description

Description of activities

Instructions

Poetry

Skills to be developed - writing stamina, planning & rehearsing, holding a sentence, proofreading, editing and developing success criteria.

 

 

 

English Spring

Reading

Class Novel - The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark, George's Marvellous Medicine

Guided reading texts include - Non fiction topic texts, Wild, Clarice Bean, Wild, Snow Tales, Flood! Alex Brychta, Biographies of famous scientists - e.g. Dunlop, McAdam, Macintosh.

 

Grammar & Punctuation

  • Tenses - regular and irregular past tense, present tense
  • Apostrophe of omission - contractions
  • 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, McAdam, Dunlop, Macintosh

Handwriting

Skills to be developed - writing stamina, planning & rehearsing, holding a sentence, editing and improving using authors vocab

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, using story phrases (Authors voice) in own writing to upscale

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