At Holy Cross We passionately believe in using high quality books for all our English lessons. In Year 1 we like to introduce these books with a wow event, keep a look out on the ‘What’s going on in class?’ page to see what happens.
Term 1 Power of reading book: Traction man.
Term 1 objectives
Write a sentence using phonics to sound out.
Write a sentence that be can be read and understood by an adult.
Write a sentence where words are spelt correctly and others phonetically plausible.
Orally say a sentence before writing.
Re-read what they have written.
Use a full stop and capital letter.
Orally learn a story.
Use Full stops, capital letters, question marks.
Use and to join sentences.
Use the ed suffix.
Use past tense.
Use adjectives to describe.
Plan by talking about ideas.
Sequence sentences to form a narrative
Edit/ improve/ publish.
Sequence events in order.
Use time conjunctions.
Use bossy verbs.
Write using features of instructions.