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

World Cup Report

Useful report templates which children can use to write reports about the World Cup matches.
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!
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

Writing Detailed Instructions

Help children to write more detailed instructions using this technique.
2 - 5

Making a Sandwich

A fun way of encouraging children to think about the importance of clear instructions.
5 - 11
Information about Egypt

Information about Egypt

Information which could be used by children when writing a report about Egypt.
7 - 11
Instructions Homework

Instructions Homework

A worksheet (which could be used for homework), based around instructions for making tea and sandwiches.