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Text Based Approach to Writing

 

 

The table below shows the text based approach and how the writing genre fits into each text type 

 

Autumn 1 Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Year 1 

Marshal Armstrong 

  • labels and captions 
  • recount 

Three little Pigs 

  • story with familiar setting 

Paddington 

  • labels and captions 
  • information 

The Snail and the Whale 

  • recount 

The Story Orchestra 

  • performance poetry 

Four Seasons in One Day 

  • poetry 

Jack and the Beanstalk 

  • story with alternative ending
  • wanted poster 

Bean Diary 

  • instructions 

Katie Morag 

  • labels and captions
  • revisit 
  • report 
  • postcard 

Handa's Surprise 

  • recount
  • non-chronological report 
  • story with an alternative ending
Year 2  

Vlad and the Great Fire of London 

  • Diary 

Traction Man 

  • character description 
  • report 

Little People Big Dreams 

  • biography

Man on the Moon a Day in the Life of Bob 

  • setting 
  • report 

Lost and Found 

  • nonchronological report 
  • story 

The Egg 

  • instructions 
  • letter

The Magic Far Away Tree 

  • story 
  • character description 

Gorilla 

  • diary 

The Tunnel 

  • story 
  • modern fairy tail 
  • setting 

Meerkat Mail 

  • letter 
  • nonchronological report 
  • recount 
Year 3 

Stone Age Bone Age 

  • writing to inform 

Stig of the Dump 

  • setting
  • Character description 
  • story 

The Iron Man 

  • character description 
  • newspaper report 

The Street Beneath My Feet 

  • explanation 
  • information text

Stone Girl Bone Girl 

  • Poetry 

The Minpins 

  • character description 
  • alternative story 
  • newspaper report 
  • narrative poetry 

The Egyptian Cinderella 

  • playscript 

Journey 

  • story 

Charlottes Webb 

  • alternative ending 
  • Letter writing 
Year 4 

Defenders Dark Arena

  • Information text 
  • newspaper report 
  • speech 

Firework Makers Daughter

  • information text 
  • story 
  • diary 

Anglo Saxon boy 

  • Report 
  • Story
  • image poetry 
  • newspaper report 

Choco Plot 

  • instructions 
  • recipe 
  • newspaper report 

Sky Dancer 

  • nonchronological report 
  • letter 

Train to Impossible places 

  • Character description 
  • setting 
  • story 
Year 5 

The Nowhere Emporium 

  • newspaper report 
  • story 
  • persuasive letter 

Middle World 

  • diary
  • information text
  • report 

 

Tim Peak 

  • biography

Cosmic 

  • story 

The Highway Man 

  • newspaper report 
  • diary 
  • letter 

Pig Heart Boy 

  • letter 
  • information text 
  • persuasive writing 

The Storm keepers Island 

  • story 
  • recount 
Year 6

Cog Heart 

  • newspaper report 
  • informal letter 
  • persuasive writing 

The Extraordinary Colours of Audendare

  • explanation text 
  • review 
  • diary 

Letters from a Lighthouse 

  • letter 
  • newspaper 
  • report 
  • diary

War Horse 

  • story 
  • historical report 

Jabberwocky

  • poetry 
  • autobiography 

Wonder 

  • Diary 
  • Story