Writing for Year 1 English, Key Stage 1 (KS1) at Primary School. Homework help with step by step guides on everything you need to know.
Planning what to write
Before you write, say out loud what you are going to write. Does your sentence sound right? Once it sounds ok, write it down.
Checking your work
Once you have finished your writing, read it out loud to see if it makes sense. Happy with it? That’s great! Think you could change something to make it sound better? Then do it!
For a final check read your work clearly to someone.
To tell a good story you have get get the story in the right order. Use the games and worksheets below to test your sequencing skills.
Listen to the story and then put the story in the correct order.
Put the story of the boy building a snowman in order.
Tips for parents
- Always say something positive about your child’s writing
- Praise what they have written not how they have written it.
- Let them know you are focusing on – their ideas not spelling and handwriting.
Choose an event and create your own invitiation to the event. Use the word bank to help you and print off the invite to give to your friends.
Take a look at the parts of a greetings card, then write your own.