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Our English writing curriculum in Year 5 is really fun! We cover a whole range of exciting genres and we guarantee that, if you don't love English YET, you soon will!

Why not investigate these genres at home and see what you can find about their key features (the tricks of the trade)?

 In the Autumn term, we will learn about:
Poetry by Walter de la Mare
Suspense Stories
Silent Movies
Newspaper reports
Non-chronological reports
In the Spring term, we will learn about:

Quest Stories
Magic Box Poetry
Amazon Diary by Hudson Talbott and Mark Greenberg
Persuasive Letters

In the Summer term, we will learn about:

Discussion texts
Horror Stories
Comic Strips
Explanation texts
Public Speaking