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Middlefield

Community Primary School

Genre Overview


Year 0ne - English Genres


 

Autumn Term theme: Magic


 

Fiction: Chatterboxes     (Fantasy Setting)  

(3 weeks)

Non – Fiction: Labels, lists and captions   

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales:        

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Recount                       

(2 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Dictionary   

(1 week)

Poetry: Using the senses

(2 weeks) 
Appreciating rhymes and poems and reciting some by heart.

Spring Term theme: Animal Tales

Fiction: Chatterboxes   (Range of Cultures)   

Poetry: Pattern and rhyme  

(1/2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales:

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Instructions

(2/3 weeks)

 

Summer Term theme: Holidays

Fiction: Chatterboxes  (Familiar Setting)  

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Recount  (Fact & Fiction) 

(2 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Information texts 

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales:    

(3 weeks)

Poetry –  Poems on a theme

(1 week)

 


Year Two - Genre Overview


 

Magic

Fiction: Chatterboxes  (Familiar Setting)

(3 weeks)

Non – Fiction: Information Texts

(3 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

Poetry:  Patterns on a Page                                                     

(2/3 weeks)

Appreciating rhymes and poems and reciting some by heart. 

 

Spring Term theme: 2016

 

 

 

 

 


 

Animal Tales

Fiction: Chatterboxes  (Different Stories by the Same Author)  

(3 weeks)

Poetry: Really Looking

(2 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Instructions

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales                             

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Explanations

(2 weeks)

Summer Term theme: 2016

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holidays

Fiction: Chatterboxes  (Significant Authors)  

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Non-Chronological Reports

(2/3 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

Poetry: Silly Stuff                                                   

(2/3 weeks)

Revisit and Consolidation of any Genres

 
   

 

 


 


Year Three - Genre Overview


 

Knights & Castles

Fiction: Chatterboxes    (Myths)

(3 weeks)

Non – Fiction: Reports

(2/3 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

 Poetry:  for performance                

(2 weeks)

Fiction: Stories with familiar settings

(2 weeks)

Spring Term theme: 2016

 

 

 


 

 


 

Bones

Fiction: Chatterboxes    (Mystery)

(3 weeks)

Poetry: Shape Poetry and Calligrams

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Instructions   

(2 weeks)

Summer Term theme: 2016

 

 

 

 


 

Wild Things

Fiction: Chatterboxes    (Adventure)

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Information Texts

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

Poetry: Language play                          

(2 weeks)

Dialogues and Plays

(2 weeks)

Authors: Reading Unit with several possible written outcomes

(2 weeks)


Year Four - Genre Overview


 

Autumn Term theme:  Knights & Castles

Fiction: Chatterboxes (Historical Setting) 

(3 weeks)

Fiction: Stories in imaginary worlds

(3 weeks)

Non – Fiction: newspapers

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

 Non – Fiction: magazines

(2 weeks)

 

Spring Term theme: Bones

Fiction: Chatterboxes   (Stories from other cultures) 

(3 weeks) 

Poetry: Creating Images

(2 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales 

(3 weeks)

 Non-Fiction: Information   

(2 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Explanation

(2 weeks)

 

Summer Term theme: Wild Things

Fiction: Chatterboxes   (Issues and dilemmas)

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Formal Persuasive Texts

(2/3 weeks)

Plays

(2/3 weeks )

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales 

(3 weeks)

Poetry –  Exploring form          

(2/3 weeks)

Revisit and Consolidation of any Genres

 


Year 5 - Genre Overview


 

Autumn Term theme: Pirates

Fiction: Chatterboxes Novels and Stories by Significant Children’s Authors 

(3 weeks)

Non – Fiction: Instructions    

(2/3 weeks)

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales

(3 weeks)

Poetry:  Poetic Style                       

(2 weeks)

 Fiction: Legends                                   

(2/3 weeks)

 

Spring Term theme: Space

Fiction: Chatterboxes     Stories from Other Cultures    

(3 weeks)

Poetry: Classic / Narrative                                         

(2 weeks)

Traditional Tales: (narrative/poetry/non-fiction)

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Recount                                        

(2/3 weeks)

 

Summer Term theme: Superheroes

 

Chatterboxes/Narrative: Superheroes

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction – Persuasive Texts

(2/3 weeks)

Traditional Tales: (narrative/poetry/non-fiction)

(3 weeks)

Poetry : Imagery 

(2/3 weeks)


Year 6 - Genre Overview


 

Autumn Term theme: Pirates

Fiction: Chatterboxes   Flashbacks 

(3 weeks)

Non – Fiction: Journalistic 

(3 weeks) 

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales   Letter Writing 

(3 weeks)

Poetry:  Imagery 

 (2 weeks )

 Fiction: Action Stories

 (2 weeks)

Spring Term theme: Space

Fiction: Chatterboxes    Time Slip 

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Biography

(2 weeks) 

 Fiction & Non-Fiction: Traditional Tales  Balanced / Unbalanced Argument           

(3 weeks)

Non-Fiction:    Formal / Impersonal

(2/3 weeks)

Fiction:  Play scripts

 (2 weeks)

Summer Term theme: Superheroes

Fiction: Chatterboxes     Autobiography 

(3 weeks)

Revisions:

Myths

Legends

Diaries