Text Marking an Explanation Text Model Text

National Curriculum Objective
English Y3/4: Discussing writing similar to that which they are planning to write in order to understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar
English Y5/6: Identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form and using other similar writing as models for their own
Science Y6: Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines

Differentiation:

All Explanation Texts about how a telescope works with more language and more complex features added up through the levels.

Beginner Activity to identify the special words, sub-headings, diagrams and opening statement. Aimed at Year 3 Emerging.

Easy Activity to identify the special words, sub-headings, diagrams and opening statement. Text has longer sentences than Beginner. Aimed at Year 3 Developing.

Tricky Activity to identify the technical words, sub-headings, diagrams, opening statement and adverbials of time. Aimed at Year 3 Secure/Year 4 Emerging.

Expert Activity to identify the technical words, sub-headings, diagrams, opening statement and adverbials of time. Text has more formal language than Tricky. Aimed at Year 4 Secure/Year 5 Emerging.

Brainbox Activity to identify the technical words, sub-headings, introductory statement, second person, interesting facts and adverbials of time. Text has more formal and technical language than Expert. Aimed at Year 5 Developing.

Genius Activity to identify the technical words, sub-headings, introductory statement, second person, interesting facts, cause and effect conjunctions and adverbials of time. Text has more technical vocabulary than Brainbox. Aimed at Year 5 Secure/Year 6 Emerging.

Text Marking an Explanation Text - Beginner (Worksheet)

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Text Marking an Explanation Text - Brainbox (Worksheet)

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