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Writing Magic Spells

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SKU E1CS90140
Key Stage 1 App. 2 – vocabulary, grammar and punctuation Reading – comprehension Spoken Language Writing – composition Writing – transcription Writing – transcription (handwriting) Writing – vocabulary, grammar and punctuation English Year 1

This five-lesson English scheme of work for Year 1 is themed around magic. Your class will read, discuss, perform and write magic spells and potions. The series of lessons gives your class the opportunity to develop their application of phonic skills as they get creative writing their own spells and potions.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This downloadable lesson pack contains lesson plans, slideshow presentations and printable teaching resources.

If you are looking for some free resources then check out our free magic themed brain teasers and our free magic themed writing frames.

#Lesson1ReadingSpellsandPotions

The first lesson in this series of Year 1 English lessons starts by getting your class to make connections between the information they know about witches and wizards. They will be encouraged to think about and discuss witches and wizards they have encountered in books, magazines, TV shows and films. They will then read and discuss some spells and potions shared on the slides and printable teaching resources.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Challenge Cards
#Lesson2PerformingSpells

The second lesson in this series challenges your class to perform rhyming spells and to come up with ways to improve their performances. Your class will be encouraged to think about their fluency, expression and other elements of their performances in this engaging English lesson.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Potion Cards
  • Performance Prompts
  • Spell Cards
#Lesson3WritingWords

The third lesson in this Writing Magic Spells series of lessons will get your class using their phonic knowledge to complete spells and potions. Your class will use the context, rhyme and picture clues to work out missing words.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Picture Cards
#Lesson4WritingSpells

During this lesson your class will be challenged to write their own spells and potions following a given format to support them. They will think about rhyme and purpose as they make appropriate word choices.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Teacher Notes
  • Worksheets
  • Rhyming Words Sheet
  • Picture Cards
#Lesson5CelebratingWriting

In this final lesson your class will be challenged to perform the spells and potions they have written over the week as they celebrate their hard work. They will think about how they can improve their performances and explain why they chose to perform the spell or potion they did.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Spell Cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered

Reading - Word Reading Objectives:

  • apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words
  • read accurately by blending sounds in unfamiliar words containing GPCs that have been taught
  • read other words of more than one syllable that contain taught GPCs

Reading - Comprehension Objectives:

  • being encouraged to link what they read or hear read to their own experiences
  • learning to appreciate rhymes and poems, and to recite some by heart
  • drawing on what they already know or on background information and vocabulary provided by the teacher
  • checking that the text makes sense to them as they read and correcting inaccurate reading
  • participate in discussion about what is read to them, taking turns and listening to what others say

Writing - Transcription HANDWRITING Objectives:

  • sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly

Writing - Transcription SPELLING Objectives:

  • words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught

Writing - Composition Objectives:

  • saying out loud what they are going to write about
  • composing a sentence orally before writing it
  • re-reading what they have written to check that it makes sense
  • 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

Writing - Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation Objectives:

  • leaving spaces between words

English Appendix Objectives:

  • How words can combine to make sentences
  • Joining words and joining clauses using and
  • 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
  • word, singular, plural
  • sentence
  • punctuation, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark

Spoken Language Objectives:

  • listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers
  • ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge
  • maintain attention and participate actively in collaborative conversations, staying on topic and initiating and responding to comments
  • speak audibly and fluently with an increasing command of Standard English
  • participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play/improvisations and debates
  • gain, maintain and monitor the interest of the listener(s)
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