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The Seaside: Recounts

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SKU E12CS90640
Recounts Writing to Inform Key Stage 1 App. 2 – vocabulary, grammar and punctuation Reading – comprehension Spoken Language Writing – composition Writing – vocabulary, grammar and punctuation English Year 1 Year 2
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This six-lesson Seaside Recount Year 1 and Year 2 planning pack whisks your class away on a trip to the seaside and challenges them to create a simple recount of the things they did there. Perfect to use after a school trip to the seaside, or as an accompaniment to a seaside topic.

Want more seaside writing activities? Take a look at our Seaside Poetry scheme for KS1.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

The children will look at simple recounts using postcards as well as the different activities and foods one might experience on a seaside trip. The resources provided in this pack include a fun and engaging video for the children to use to inspire their writing if they themselves haven't experienced a trip to the seaside.

The lessons within this Seaside KS1 planning pack come with everything you need, including detailed lesson plans, differentiated activity ideas, lesson slides and printable seaside worksheets and resources.

#Lesson1SeasideActivities

This first Seaside Activities KS1 lesson pack helps your Year 1/2 class pick out and discuss some of the different activities that one might do on a trip to the seaside. The children are challenged to write some simple sentences about the different activities they could do and foods they might eat at the seaside.

This complete lesson comes with a detailed lesson plan, lesson slides and printable resources, including differentiated activities.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Sentence cards
  • Picture cards
  • Word bank
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Seaside charade cards
#Lesson2Postcards

This lesson focuses on Writing a Postcard KS1 activities. The children will use what they learnt in the previous lesson to write a brief recount of what happened on a seaside trip. They will be introduced to a simple way to structure their sentences and use the modelled example to base their ideas on. The video provided in the lesson's resources is a great alternative to help inspire the children's writing.

Along with an engaging video, this lesson comes with a lesson plan, colourful slides and accompanying printable resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Example postcard
  • Worksheet
  • Challenge cards
  • Picture cards
  • Hastings Video
  • Helpsheet
#Lesson3JoiningWordsandSentencesUsingAnd

Use this complete KS1 lesson to help your class when joining sentences using and. They will look at different examples of words that are listed using and join them before moving on to joining some simple, seaside-themed sentences. They will work through some examples as a class before they attempt to join words and sentences independently. Alternatively, they can play a game together in order to create some silly sentences, joined with and.

This lesson pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, lesson slides and printable resources to support the children.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Sentence strips
#Lesson4PlanningaDayattheSeaside

Use this Seaside Worksheets KS1 resource to help your class plan a trip to the seaside. The children will use a short video of Shelly describing her trip to Hastings to help them plan out the things she did in preparation for writing their own recounts in a subsequent lesson. Alternatively, the children can plan their own imaginary trip to the seaside, using all the things they have learnt in the previous lessons to help them.

This lesson plan comes complete with accompanying lesson slides, and colourful printable resources to support the children in their independent work.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Video
  • Picture cards
  • Sentence cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Work bank
#Lesson5WritingaRecount

Download this writing a recount Year 1 lesson pack which helps to guide your KS1 class in writing a recount of a seaside trip. The children are expected to use their learning from previous lessons in order to write about a trip to the beach. The lesson comes with differentiated activity ideas which are supported by the included printable PDF resources. The lesson also includes lesson slides that will help you guide and discuss recounts and why they're written.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Word bank
#Lesson6ImprovingwithAdjectives

Use this complete KS1 Recounts lesson to finish off your recount writing topic. This lesson focuses on the addition and use of adjectives in a recount to describe and add detail. The children are challenged to take their previous writing and improve it using adjectives. The included printable resources for this lesson provide the children with a supporting template to focus their improvement on a sentence at a time.

Along with a detailed lesson plan, KS1 recount examples and engaging lesson slides this lesson provides you with all you need to help your class to begin to evaluate and improve their writing.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Word bank
  • Improvement cards
  • Differentiated recounts
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • being encouraged to link what they read or hear read to their own experiences
  • saying out loud what they are going to write about
  • composing a sentence orally before writing it
  • sequencing sentences to form short narratives
  • discuss what they have written with the teacher or other pupils
  • read aloud their writing clearly enough to be heard by their peers and the teacher
  • leaving spaces between words
  • joining words and joining clauses using and
  • beginning to punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark
  • using a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’
  • How words can combine to make sentences
  • Joining words and joining clauses using and
  • Sequencing sentences to form short narratives
  • Separation of words with spaces
  • Introduction to capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to demarcate sentences
  • Capital letters for names and for the personal pronoun I
  • letter, capital letter
  • sentence
  • listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers
  • participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play/improvisations and debates

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