Presentation on theme: "Year 5 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. 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 The current curriculum is now 14 years old and the Government believe that it is out of date and is no longer satisfactory.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
Use and understanding of grammar. Use and understanding of technical terms. Spelling test – now worth 20 marks instead of 7. Preparation for SPaG Test Joined, legible and formed correctly. A move away from word processing. Handwriting No test. 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, pens, pencils, dictionary. Environment Thank you letters, diaries, shopping lists etc. Model writing. Opportunities Regularly – for enjoyment as well as school books. 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