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Writing Science Fiction - Lower KS2 Knowledge Organiser!

Writing Science Fiction - Lower KS2 Knowledge Organiser!

Subject: English

Age range: 7-11

Resource type: Assessment and revision

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25 January 2022

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This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for year 3/4 children when writing science fiction narratives. The organiser is also perfect for teachers, parents and English subject leaders - aiding their planning and supporting of children’s knowledge development for this writing text type.

The organiser has a particular focus on the content, language and structural features required to write effective science fiction stories at lower KS2. It contains distinct sections covering:

-Science Fiction Overview; -Content: Settings, Characters, and Quests; -Language: Descriptive Devices, Dialogue, Conjunctions, Punctuation Checklist and Word Mat; -Structure - Titles, Structure Mountains and other tips; -Key Vocabulary

The content is fully aligned with the age-related expectations for year 3/4 children in writing. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).

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These clear, detailed and visually-appealing resources offer a complete reference point for KS2 children when writing for a range of different narrative genres. The organisers are also perfect for teachers, parents and English subject leaders - aiding their planning and supporting of children’s knowledge development for the following narrative types: -Adventure Stories -Mystery -Fantasy -Science Fiction -Historical Fiction -Traditional Tales (inc. myths, legends, fables and fairy tales) -Contemporary Fiction -Playscripts Each organiser has a particular focus on the content, language and structural features required to write effective narratives. They generally contain the following distinct sections: -Overview of the narrative type; -Content: Settings, Characters. Plot; -Language: Word choices, word types, sentence structures, devices, punctuation checklist and word mat; -Structure: Story mountain, whole text cohesion, paragraphing; -Key Vocabulary. The resources were designed to be printed onto A3 (however can also be printed in A4) and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to).

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These clear, detailed and visually-appealing resources offer a complete reference point for primary teachers, parents and English subject leaders when delivering science fiction learning units. They also double-up as a handy help-mat for children throughout the planning and writing of their science fiction attempts. Each organiser has a particular focus on the content, language and structural features required to write effective science fiction, and contain distinct sections covering: -Science Fiction Overview; -Content: Settings, Characters, and Quests; -Language: Descriptive Devices, Dialogue, Conjunctions, Punctuation Checklist and Word Mat; -Structure - Titles, Structure Mountains and other tips; -Key Vocabulary The content is fully aligned with the National Curriculum age-related expectations for children across Years 1-6 in writing. They are designed to be printed onto A3 (although they can be printed onto A4), and are provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use.

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Children can get creative with this worksheet, which encourages them to plan a science fiction story. They can create characters and a setting and then choose a plot, or go a step further and use the space provided on the second page to begin writing their own story.

Use alongside this PowerPoint , which includes the key features of science fiction stories and guides children through the planning process.

This resource is also available in a handy Lesson Pack, containing a selection of worksheets and PowerPoints on reading and writing fiction texts for Y5-6.

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  • Key Stage: Key Stage 2
  • Subject: English
  • Topic: Themes and Conventions
  • Topic Group: Reading
  • Year(s): Years 5-6
  • Media Type: PDF
  • Resource Type: Worksheet
  • Last Updated: 23/10/2023
  • Resource Code: E2WAT557
  • Curriculum Point(s): Maintain positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including myths, legends and traditional stories, modern fiction, literary heritage, books from other cultures.

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Develop pupils descriptive writing by writing Science Fiction (sci-fi) stories. Images and planning sheets are provided to support pupils to write engaging setting descriptions and develop characters and plot within their stories.

This resource pack could be used to provide inspiration for sci-fi settings in narratives that you are currently planning and writing.

What is included in this Science Fiction settings writing pack?

  • Scie-fi images to inspire descriptive writing. Available as a PDF and PowerPoint for display.
  • Sci-fi story planning booklet where pupils can record ideas for writing.
  • Writing prompts with questions to inspire descriptive writing.
  • Teacher Notes

Science fiction features for KS2

  • Takes place in a world that is different to ours. This might be in space or in the future.
  • Features new technologies or scientific innovations.

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Pupils should be taught to draft and write narratives by creating settings, characters and plot

Pupils should be taught to draft and write by, in narratives, describing settings, characters and atmosphere

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