Writing Non Fiction

Ideas, display materials and printable resources to help your children develop their non fiction writing. 

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7 - 11
Writing a Profile

Writing a Profile

Ask children to interview one another, and then write a profile based of their interviewee, using this sheet as a prompt.
5 - 11
Postcards

Postcards

A fantastic way for the children to tell you about their holidays, encouraging independent writing without intimidating them. Children can also design the front of their postcard appropriately.
7 - 11
Rainforest Explorer Recounts

Rainforest Explorer Recounts

Some fantastic ideas, encouraging children to create a recount based on a rainforest trip.
7 - 11
Reports

Reports

A Powerpoint presentation, created by Hannah Ford, giving information about writing reports.
5 - 11

Holiday Recipes

A great way of getting children to write about their holidays.
7 - 11
Alliteration in Headlines

Alliteration in Headlines

These can be used to show how alliteration can be used to great effect in newspaper headlines. These are all headlines about well-known stories.
5 - 11
Letter Writing Frame

Letter Writing Frame

A great letter writing frame for your children to use.
7 - 11

Pumpkin Autobiographies

Ask your children to write an autobiography and complete this creative Art activity at the same time!
5 - 7

Hopscotch Instructions

A practical way of developing children's understanding of instructions.
7 - 11
Writing a Biography

Writing a Biography

Children use this PDF sheet to write their own autobiographical notes and hand the result to a friend who uses the notes to write a biography.
7 - 11
Non Fiction Posters

Non Fiction Posters

A set of useful posters describing different types of non-fiction texts.
7 - 11

About Our School

Make a booklet to tell people about your school.
7 - 11

Instructions

A variety of activities based around instructions.
7 - 11
Discursive Writing

Discursive Writing

A discursive text with a framework. If the two sheets are copied onto acetate, they overlay one another to enable the children to see how the example fits the framework.
7 - 11
Persuasion Display Labels

Persuasion Display Labels

A set of labels which could be used for a display about persuasive writing.