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Literacy Non fiction Unit 4 – Information Texts

 

This unit is aimed at children in Year 1.

A selection of resources to support the teaching of Literacy strategy, Non fiction, unit 3 – recount, dictionary

For a complete list of what's included see the table below. Numbers in red show the number for learning objectives in the Non Fiction block   

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Book All about me

(30 pages)

Understanding and interpreting texts

Find specific information in simple texts

A book to use specifically for this Unit - - it is about ME – body parts, clothes, rooms in the house. Each page has labels of the objects, there is an contents page and index (where all the words in the book are found in alphabetical order). It can be printed out into a hard copy, or used as a PDF file on the computer

Key questions

 (4 pages)

3 Group discussion and interaction

Ask and answer questions

Using book ‘All about me’ and other chosen books, look at title, discuss and write questions they want to know and then find and write down answers with page number

Finding keywords

(6 pages)

5 Word recognition

To read more challenging texts

Look for the page where the given words are found in the All about Me book and put in the page number. Words are graded in difficulty

 Which things

(1 page)

5 Word recognition

To apply phonic knowledge and skills

Worksheets to record what can be found on given pages of All about Me book. Blank sheet to use own choice of book and to enter pages to be found

All about a pet

(6 pages)

5 Word recognition

To recognise an increasing number of high frequency words

Make a book finishing off the sentences which are mainly started using high frequency words.

Sorting information – going on a bus

5 Word recognition

To recognise an increasing number of high frequency words

Reading sentences and sorting, filling in words, drawing pictures to show recognition of text

Finding out things

(3 pages)

5 Word recognition

To read more challenging texts

Find information from books about specific things e.g. animals, insects, food. Write info found on pages. Can choose own subject to research, ask and answer questions

Answer questions about the pictures

 (3  pages)

Understanding and interpreting texts

Show an understanding of events and characters

Pictures from the ‘All About Me’ book with questions to answer

A book I chose

(3 pages)

Engage with and respond to text

Select books for personal reading

Choose a non fiction book of interest to them, copy down the contents. Write information from some pages.

What’s on the page?

(1 page)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Convey information and ideas in simple non narrative forms

Using the All about Me book (in the resources) find a word on a specific page, write its initial letter and a short description

All about me

(1 pages)

9 Creating and shaping texts

Create short simple texts

 

Write information in boxes to inform others about themselves

All about my house

 (6 pages)

11 Sentence structure and punctuation

Compose and write simple sentences

Make own book about their house with title page, contents page. Fill in gaps to give information.

  

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