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  • For introducing this text type and self or peer assessment of writing.

    , Sep 4th
  • intro to explanation texts yr1

    , Apr 11th
  • For assessment of reading comprehension

    , Mar 18th
  • Self assessment by the children

    , Feb 18th
  • use it for my assignment on observation....

    , Feb 3rd
  • really good

    , Jan 21st
  • I hope to use this resource to help children with self-assessment. Thank you

    , Jan 17th
  • supporting children's writing

    , Jan 3rd
  • Marking ladder for children's written work

    , Dec 15th
  • Introducing text explanation to my year 2 class.

    , Nov 25th
  • Low Ability KS2 children.

    , Nov 15th
  • teaching explanation texts

    , Nov 15th
  • introduction to explanation texts and as a checklist whilst writing

    , Oct 11th
  • I would use this to support an introduction to explanation texts and create a toolkit for writing.

    , Sep 27th
  • explanation genre

    , Sep 27th
  • English topic explanation text ks2

    , Sep 21st
  • Investigating the features of explanation texts.

    , Sep 15th
  • used with new Y4 class to see what they could remember

    , Sep 13th
  • Would be better if I could edit it

    , Sep 10th
    • Hi pbevan,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Sep 10th
    • Hi there pbevan,
      This has been completed now and we have emailed the new resource to you! It will also be available on the website soon. I hope you find it useful!

      , Sep 13th
  • To use as a check list in class

    , Sep 6th
  • Class work check list.

    , Sep 6th
  • For class work

    , Sep 2nd
  • Using it to help teachers understand the components they need to teach

    , Aug 16th
  • To help my students write Explanations. This is a great checklist.

    , Aug 5th
  • lesson

    , Jun 21st
    • Hi mcowan,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

      , Jun 21st
  • for children to check criteria as they are writing and then to self and peer check afterwards.

    , Jun 18th
    • Hi cg5460,
      That's a great idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

      , Jun 18th
  • Teaches students to remember to include key features in their writing!

    , Jun 10th
    • Hi aprinkki,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

      , Jun 10th
  • great for getting kids to check own work

    , May 31st
  • useful for planning explanation writing

    , May 31st
  • Great resource for children to have some ownership on marking their work and checking that they have included everything!

    , May 29th
    • Hi there RachelLGriffiths, I'm really glad you will find this resource useful! :)

      , May 29th
  • Brilliant for asking children to check if their writing contain the correct features. Also a good marking tool for me!

    , May 17th
  • Year 4 Literacy lesson, key features of Explanation text

    , May 17th
  • explanation of How to do pond dipping safely!

    , May 15th
  • Explanation text as part of Literacysupport

    , May 1st
  • Explantion text for what pirate job app

    , Apr 28th
  • Currently teaching an Explanation Text unit for Year2 ESL children and would like them to have as much practice use worksheets and others resources.

    , Apr 24th
  • Yr3/4 excellent for team work and as a encouragement to tick all boxes to get a sticker for your table!

    , Mar 26th
  • Y6 class resource

    , Mar 16th
  • Year 4 english lesson

    , Mar 9th
  • Writing checklist of how a steam engine works

    , Mar 8th
  • Writing checklist for explanation of how does a dragon breathe fire

    , Mar 8th
  • Science explanation writing

    , Feb 28th
  • Nice framework

    , Feb 23rd
  • Very useful thanks

    , Feb 22nd
  • Science experiment

    , Feb 19th
  • Burst writing about the Water Cycle for Y4 class - cross curricular writing

    , Feb 10th
  • literacy lesson

    , Feb 7th
  • Introducing explanation texts to Year 4 pupils - LIteracy

    , Feb 3rd
  • observation lesson on explanations

    , Feb 1st
  • Introducing explanation texts in Literacy

    , Jan 27th
  • literacy lesson

    , Jan 25th
  • Science experiment write up.

    , Jan 20th
  • Writing up a science experiment

    , Jan 17th
  • teaching genre writing

    , Jan 14th
  • Literacy lesson

    , Jan 12th

  • writing

    , Jan 8th
  • class

    , Jan 7th
  • self check list for pupils

    , Jan 7th
  • self assessment criteria

    , Jan 6th
  • display

    , Jan 6th
  • Classroom display

    , Nov 3rd
  • powerpoints about writing and editing an explanatory text

    , Sep 28th
  • very useful to use for individual student - thankyou

    , Jul 28th
Explanation Texts Checklist

Explanation Texts Checklist - This resource features a helpful checklist for your children to use when writing explanation texts.
This resource is available in Editable and Standard.
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » English » Keystage 2 » Upper KS2 - Years 5 and 6 » Writing - Composition » Plan their writing » Identify the audience for and purpose of the writing, select the appropriate form and use other similar writing as models for their own
  • Homepage » Key Stage 2 » English » Writing » Non-Fiction » Explanations
  • Homepage » Key Stage 1 » English » Non-Fiction » Explanation Texts
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