Writing Non Fiction

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

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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.
7 - 11
School Guide

School Guide

Make a guide about your school to help other children using this planning template.
5 - 11
Time Capsule

Time Capsule

If you were to set up a time capsule, how would your children describe life at this point in time? Use this worksheet to find out.
5 - 11
Winter Holiday News

Winter Holiday News

A useful framework for getting children to write a recount of their winter break. Could be adapted for use at other times of the year.
7 - 11

Instructional Writing

Use fictional stories to motivate children when studying non-fiction texts.
11 - 16
Dogs Trust Campaigning and Advertising

Dogs Trust Campaigning and Advertising

A set of ideas, activities and resources to encourage older pupils to think about charities inform and persuade the public.
7 - 11
Persuasive Words and Phrases

Persuasive Words and Phrases

A selection of words and phrases which children can use within their own persuasive writing.
5 - 7

Activity Clues

A fun writing task which requires children to think of clues related to particular activities.
5 - 11

Letter Writing

Writing letters can be extremely enjoyable for children and this page shows you how.
7 - 11
Film Review (Madagascar)

Film Review (Madagascar)

Encourage children to think about a popular film and write a review with this handy template.
7 - 11
Persuasive Writing Frame

Persuasive Writing Frame

A template which can be used as a starting point for writing persuasive letters.
7 - 11

Advert Analysis

Encourage children to look closely at things they see every day... advertisements!
2 - 5

Making a Sandwich

A fun way of encouraging children to think about the importance of clear instructions.