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WRITING (to entertain and to persuade)

Prior Knowledge:  commas in multi-clause sentences; apostrophe for possession and contraction; punctuation for direct speech; fronted adverbial + comma; conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions; pronouns; consistent use of tense; paragraphs; Standard English; joined handwriting

Children will:

· Use the first three or four letters in a word to check its meaning in a dictionary

· Spell correctly some words which are formed by using the letter string ‘ough’ and words with silent letters

· Write fluently and legibly

· Choose the best writing implement to use for a task

· Identify the purpose and audience for writing

· Note and develop initial ideas

· Use relative clauses to add precision and detail

· Use model verbs to indicate possibility

· Indicate parenthesis using brackets, dashes or commas

· Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time, place and manner



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