Information Report Writing
You will find weekly notes and student creations on this page, specifically related to the Information Report Writing Workshops. Information reports, also known as non-chronological reports, aim to inform in an interesting manner.
Week 4 Information Report Writing This week we searched for key words in our model text. We used this key word hunting task to fill in some of our Boxing Up template, whilst attempting some paraphrasing. Following this activity, we looked at some technical language and also ‘generalisers’ that are often used in report writing. […]
Week 2 Information Report Writing This week we discussed vocabulary found within our model text and then the students completed a mix and match vocabulary activity with a partner. The previous week we had viewed an image and generated language based on the image of a polar bear. This week we used this language to […]
Week 1 Information Report Writing Students were given their very own Information Report Writing ‘Magpie Journal’. This is where they can collect technical language specific to report writing, vocabulary and other useful bits and bobs that will help them along the way. We used the Magpie journals to explore an image of polar bears generating […]
Shared writing Our wonderful group of authors created this short burst writing spine poem on the polar bear. For this task, the children observed an image of a polar bear and identified words to describe the image. Key features were identified and further explored. Ideas such as feelings, other senses and comparisons that can be […]