Presentation on theme: "Year 2 Writing Workshop. English What do your children learn? Taught every year. Assessed at the end of each key stage. Phonics - letters and sounds becoming."— Presentation transcript:
English What do your children learn? Taught every year. Assessed at the end of each key stage. Phonics - letters and sounds becoming words. Comprehension – understanding of the words. Assessed in May. Spelling. Handwriting. Sentence structure and punctuation - accurate writing of sentences. Grammar - choosing the correct words so the sentences make sense. Composition and Effect – writing a text in the correct way to do a job (inform, describe, persuade). Speaking and Listening Reading Writing
What is the National Curriculum? A document that tells schools what they must teach. Why is it changing? The current curriculum is now 14 years old and the Government believe that it is out of date and is no longer satisfactory. September 2014 New Curriculum
Phonics taught daily. Children who did not reach the standard in Year 1 will be retested later this year. Spelling Joined, legible and formed correctly. A move away from word processing. Correct size of letters with finger spaces. Handwriting Writing is assessed throughout year 2 and is teacher assessed in May. Level given must be reflected across several pieces of work. Writing What is new?
Practise ‘good grammar’. Can’t write in sentences if you don’t speak in sentences. Talk Quiet place to write – table. No background noise. Equipment – paper, pencils, dictionary. Environment Thank you letters, diaries, stories, simple poems, shopping lists etc. Model writing. Opportunities Regularly – for enjoyment as well as school books. 10 minutes each day. Change school reading book at least twice a week. Re-read books to ensure understanding. Check children understand words. Ask them to re-tell stories. Talk about plot, characters etc. Read How To Help Your Child at Home
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/grammar-games http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/ http://resources.woodlands- junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy2.htm http://resources.woodlands- junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy2.htm http://www.funbrain.com/grammar/ http://www.english-online.org.uk/games/gamezone2.htm http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english Further Support