Y5 – Instructions text
National curriculum content
- Identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form and using other similar writing as models for their own.
- Noting and developing initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary.
- In writing narratives, considering how authors have developed characters and settings in what pupils have read, listened to or seen performed.
- Selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning.
- In narratives, describing settings, characters and atmosphere and integrating dialogue to convey character and advance the action
- Précising longer passages.
- Using a wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs.
- Assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing.
- Proposing changes to vocabulary, grammar and punctuation to enhance effects and clarify meaning.
- Ensuring the consistent and correct use of tense throughout a piece of writing.
- Ensuring correct subject and verb agreement when using singular and plural, distinguishing between the language of speech and writing and choosing the appropriate register.
- Proofread for spelling and punctuation errors.
- To read and internalise the model text; creating a text map.
- To understand vocabulary and definitions.
- To box up the model text and understand the organisation of a set of instructions.
- To use reading comprehension strategies to understand the text.
- To understand the organisation of a set of instructions.
- To recognise key text features.
- To use fronted adverbials for time.
- To use imperative verbs.
- To use parenthesis for clarity.
- To contribute to a shared write.
- To innovate the model text with my ideas.
- To write independently using the skills taught.
What we want children to know and the skills necessary to achieve this:
- To use sub headings to introduce sections
- Time conjunctions
- Imperative verb starters
- Adverbs for clarity
- Bullet points
Grammar and punctuation vocabulary
Time conjunctions, adverbs for clarity, imperative verbs, addressing the reader, parenthesis, bullet points
Destination, landscapes, picturesque, mosquito net, repellent, consideration, temperature, essential, scenery, wander