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 expand/collapse

  • KS1.Y2 – KS1 Year 2
    • Year 2 programme of study
      • KS1.Y2.W.C – Writing - composition

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.4 – Read aloud what they have written with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.1 – Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by:

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.2 – Consider what they are going to write before beginning by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.2.a: planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.2.b: writing down ideas and/or key words, including new vocabulary

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.2.c: encapsulating what they want to say, sentence by sentence

          • KS1.Y2.W.C.3 – Make simple additions, revisions and corrections to their own writing by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.3.a: evaluating their writing with the teacher and other pupils

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.3.b: rereading to check that their writing makes sense and that verbs to indicate time are used correctly and consistently, including verbs in the continuous form

            • KS1.Y2.W.C.3.c: proofreading to check for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation (for example, ends of sentences punctuated correctly)

      • KS1.Y2.W.VGP – Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1 – Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.f: learn how to use the grammar for year 2 in English appendix 2

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.g: learn how to use some features of written standard English

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • 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 expand/collapse

  • 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 expand/collapse

  • 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.