Narrative -The Birthday Party (The Birthday Party)

  • Narrative -The Birthday Party (The Birthday Party)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 2
  • Section: Writing
  • Outcome: Writing Narratives: The Birthday Party
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 17442

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

  • KS1 – Key Stage 1
    • KS1.En3 – Writing
      • Breadth of study

        • KS1.En3.10 – Pupils should be taught the value of writing for remembering and developing ideas.

        • KS1.En3.12 – The range of forms of writing should include narratives, poems, notes, lists, captions, records, messages, instructions.

        • KS1.En3.9 – The range of purposes for writing should include:

      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Composition

          • KS1.En3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.En3.1.b – Sequence events and recount them in appropriate detail

            • KS1.En3.1.c – Put their ideas into sentences

            • KS1.En3.1.d – Use a clear structure to organise their writing

            • KS1.En3.1.e – Vary their writing to suit the purpose and reader

        • Planning and drafting

          • KS1.En3.2 – Working with the teacher and with others, in order to develop their writing, pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.En3.2.b – Assemble and develop ideas on paper and on screen

    • KS1.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Language structure and variation

          • KS1.En2.4 – To read texts with greater accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught about the characteristics of different types of text [for example, beginnings and endings in stories, use of captions].

Australia – Australian Curriculum

  • Year 1
    • Language
      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1447 – Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable ways

    • Literature
      • Examining literature

        • ACELT1584 – Discuss features of plot, character and setting in different types of literature and explore some features of characters in different texts

    • Literacy
      • Creating texts

        • ACELY1661 – Create short imaginative and informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence-level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation and appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations and diagrams

New Zealand – National Standards

  • Y2 – Year 2
    • Y2.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y2.W.7 – Using appropriate text structures for text types such as simple recounts, descriptions, and reports

        • Y2.W.8 – Composing mainly simple and compound sentences, with some variation in their beginnings

United States – Common Core State Standards

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • W.1 – Writing
      • Literacy

        • W.1.3 – Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.