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New Generation Literacy Resource Files

New Generation Literacy Resource Files

Series Editor: Debbie Hepplewhite

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Our New Generation Literacy Resource Files are packed with simple and concise literacy lesson plans that are both creative and achievable, giving pupils the inspiration and the time to enjoy learning.
 

Available for Year 1 to Year 6, each Literacy Resource File comprises:

  • A ringbound resource file full of easy-to-follow, cross-curricular lesson plans and activities that bring literacy to life in the classroom, while saving you hours of planning and preparation. Includes recommended reading lists, support sheets and more.
     
  • An interactive CD providing a wealth of invaluable resources including text extracts and poetry examples, audio and video recordings that support the lessons, plus PowerPoint® presentations and PDF documents featuring stories, illustrations and photographs, as well as an electronic version of the whole file, ideal for a whiteboard and perfect for whole-class teaching.
     

Main features and benefits of our New Generation Literacy Resource Files:

  • Saves hours of planning - with simple 'to-the-point' literacy lesson plans.
  • Written by experienced teachers – they know what is achievable in a classroom (and what isn’t!).
  • Literacy lessons that are ‘achievable’ in one hour.
  • Each lesson plan contains learning ojectives and outcomes.
  • Encompasses three key areas of study: narrative, non-fiction and poetry.
  • Offers a range of activities including extension activities, a plenary and guidance on differentiation.


There are six New Generation Literacy Resource Files available for:   

•  Early Years Foundation Stage - EYFS
•  Year 1 of Key Stage 1
•  Year 2 of Key Stage 1
•  Year 3 of Key Stage 2
•  Year 4 of Key Stage 2
•  Year 5 of Key Stage 2
•  Year 6 of Key Stage
 

Find out more about the contents of each year group related literacy resource file.

 

Year 1 to Year 6 Contents
 

Year 1

Introduction

Narrative:
Unit 1   Stories with familiar settings
Unit 2   Stories from a range of cultures/Predictable patterned language
Unit 3   Traditional and fairy tales
Unit 4   Stories about fantasy worlds

Non-fiction:
Unit 1   Labels, lists and captions
Unit 2   Instructions
Unit 3   Recounts
Unit 4   Information texts
Unit 5   Recounts fact and fiction

Poetry:
Unit 1   Using the senses
Unit 2   Pattern and rhyme
Unit 3   Poems on a theme

Recommended reading list

 
Year 2

Introduction

Narrative:
Unit 1   Stories with familiar settings
Unit 2   Traditional stories
Unit 3   Different stories by the same author
Unit 4   Extended stories/Significant authors

Non-fiction:
Unit 1   Instructions
Unit 2   Explanations
Unit 3   Information texts
Unit 4   Non-chronological reports

Poetry:
Unit 1   Patterns on the page
Unit 2   Really looking
Unit 3   Silly stuff

Recommended reading list

 
Year 3

Introduction

Narrative:
Unit 1   Stories with familiar settings
Unit 2   Myths and legends
Unit 3   Adventure and mystery
Unit 4   Authors and letters
Unit 5   Dialogue and plays

Non-fiction:
Unit 1   Reports
Unit 2   Instructions
Unit 3   Information texts

Poetry:
Unit 1   Poems to perform
Unit 2   Shape poetry and calligrams
Unit 3   Language play

Recommended reading list


Year 4

Introduction

Narrative:
Unit 1   Stories with historical settings
Unit 2   Stories set in imaginary worlds
Unit 3   Stories from other cultures
Unit 4   Stories which raise dilemmas
Unit 5   Plays

Non-fiction:
Unit 1   Recounts
Unit 2   Information texts
Unit 3   Explanation
Unit 4   Persuasive texts

Poetry:
Unit 1   Creating images
Unit 2   Exploring form

Recommended reading list


Year 5

Introduction

Narrative:
Unit 1   Novels and stories by significant children's authors
Unit 2   Traditional stories, fables, myths, legends
Unit 3   Stories from other cultures
Unit 4   Older literature
Unit 5   Film narrative
Unit 6   Dramatic conventions

Non-fiction:
Unit 1   Instructions
Unit 2   Recounts
Unit 3   Persuasive writing


Poetry:
Unit 1   Poetic style
Unit 2   Classic/narrative poems
Unit 3   Choral and performance

Recommended reading list

 

Year 6

Introduction

Narrative:
Unit 1   Fiction genres
Unit 2   Extending narrative
Unit 3   Authors and texts
Unit 4   Short stories with flashbacks

Non-fiction:
Unit 1   Biography and autobiography
Unit 2   Journalistic writing
Unit 3   Argument
Unit 4   Formal/impersonal writing

Poetry:
Unit 1   The power of imagery
Unit 2   Finding a voice

Revision:
Unit 1   Reading and writing narrative
Unit 2   Reading and writing non-fiction
Unit 3   Reading poetry

 

 

 

 

 

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Literacy Resource File for Year 1

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Literacy Resource File for Year 2

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Literacy Resource File for Year 3

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Literacy Resource File for Year 4

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Literacy Resource File for Year 5

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Literacy Resource File for Year 6

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