J Perkins St Alban’s C of E Primary School. 4.9.14 • Tour of the school • The non-fiction genres • Using inspiring themes • Creating a stimulating environment • Reading into writing • Planning for writing • A teaching sequence • A “pop-up” workshop! Record examples of non-fiction genres across all school environments. • To surround our children with good quality literature. • Encourage them to be independent and critical in their learning. • Show them excellent models of good practice. • Have high expectations of written outcomes. How many can you name? • Recount • Non chronological report • Instructions • Explanations • Persuasion • Discussion •Can you match each nonfiction genre to it’s purpose and a possible writing frame to provide structure? Where do you start? • Choose themes carefully to reflect the interests of both boys and girls. • Use inspiring stimulus which could makes links to popular culture or visual literacy. • www.futureshort.com – The Black hole • David Attenborough’s Life Series DVD • www.meetthecreature.co.uk • TES website - Share 37, 735 free teaching resources and lesson plans. • Deadly 60 – BBC- schools-Teachers-Live “n”deadly- Teachers pack • www.imaginative- enquiry.co.uk/planning/units • Display the features of the genre and present creatively. • Ensure the children have access to good quality texts which clearly model the genre. • Create a “writing area” where the children can choose to go and write for themselves. • Especially in KS1 , link your role play to the genre with examples of texts to read and opportunities for writing. Features of the genre displayed Stimulating reading area Links to genre in role play with opportunities for reading and writing. • Ensure there are a number of suitable texts and text extracts with which to model features. • Use differentiated guided reading books to reinforce features of genre. • Read aloud non-fiction books as you would extended stories to inspire and enthuse the children to want to read the books themselves. • Ensure a range of texts are available in your reading area ,including those made by children and displayed enticingly! Jam sandwich disasters! Targets Revision of features Show WAGOLL Reinforce prior learning Stimulus/input Modelling Independent work Plenary •Presenting with…… Pop ups!