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English Curriculum Map

Year 1

Autumn 1
Narrative transition unit
Poetry – senses
Autumn 2
Narrative – stories based on a theme
Recount
Spring 1
Information texts
Narrative – traditional and fairy tales
Spring 2
Instructions
Narrative – stories with a familiar setting
Poetry – around the world
Summer 1
Poetry – around the world
Narrative – stories from a range of cultures
Summer 2
Narrative – fantasy worlds
Information texts

Year 2

Autumn 1
Narrative – stories with a familiar setting
Diary writing
Autumn 2
Explanation texts
Poetry
Spring 1
Narrative – traditional tales
Letters and postcards
Spring 2
Narrative – stories by the same author
Recount
Summer 1
Narrative
Significant authors
Summer 2
Non-chronological reports/information texts
Poetry – patterns on a page

Year 3

Autumn 1
Narrative – stories with a familiar setting
Instruction texts
Autumn 2
Information texts
Poetry – to perform
Spring 1
Narrative
Fables, myths and legends
Spring 2
Narrative – adventure and mystery
Authors and letters
Summer 1
Authors and letters
Authors and letters
Summer 2
Non-fiction reports
Dialogue and plays

Poetry – shape and calligrams

Year 4

Autumn 1
Narrative – stories with issues and dilemmas
Poetry – exploring form
Autumn 2
Narrative – stories from other cultures
Explanation texts
Spring 1
Narrative – Stories with historical settings
Recount
Spring 2
Recount
Persuasive texts
Summer 1
Narrative
Stories set in imaginary worlds
Summer 2
Plays and scripts
Poetry

Year 5

Autumn 1
Narrative – stories from different cultures
Speeches
Autumn 2
Narrative – stories from significant authors
Persuasive texts
Spring 1
Classic/narrative poetry
Reports
Spring 2
Narrative – older literature
Dramatic conventions
Summer 1
Dramatic conventions
Film narrative
Summer 2
Narrative – traditional stories, myths and legends
Explanation texts

Year 6

Autumn 1
Narrative – stories with historical settings
Diary writing
Autumn 2
Biography
Journalistic texts

Poetry – power of imagery

Spring 1
Narrative and plays
Soliloquy
Spring 2
Narrative – adventure stories
Non-chronological report
Summer 1
Revision of taught skills
Revision of taught skills
Summer 2
Poetry – finding a voice
Authors and letters