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Subject: English Year Group: Year 7





Literacy study based on Spywatch. Investigating the characters, setting and plot of the story. Use of ‘The Look and Learn’ website for spelling and language skills.

Differentiating between fiction and non- fiction, fact and opinion.

Parts of speech to include nouns, verbs adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions.

Read and understand unfamiliar text. Spywatch and First News .

To write accurately, using correct punctuation and basic spelling skills.





SS7- Recalls a key element of a familiar story

SS7- Interacts with a familiar story

SS8- Listens to a variety of texts

SS8 - Answers where question about a story

SS8 - Answers who question about a story

SS9- Starting to link stories and non-fiction to their own experiences

SS9 - Beginning to make predictions on the basis of what they have heard so far


SS7 - Uses 3 key words to describe a picture

SS8- Writes in full sentences using 'little' words - The cat is in the box

SS9- Able to arrange words correctly to form a simple sentence

SS10- Sequencing sentences to form short narratives



SS7- Responds to who, where and why question about a story or event

SS8- Asks questions that relate to the topic discussed.

SS9- Listens and responds to questions from unfamiliar adults and peers.

SS10- Sequencing sentences to form short narratives



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