Year 1 writing objectives
Below you can find lots of concepts you can practise at home. Remember to use the educational websites tab (link up above) to see some great videos and activities to support your learning.
Practise writing golden sentences.
Can you write a question?
Can you use an exclamation mark!
Do you know when to use your capital letters?
Can you spell your common exception words correctly and use them in sentences?
Can you spell your phonics words correctly? Sound them out. Look for the sound family and see if you can choose the correct spelling.
Use conjunctions in your sentences
Sequence events of stories using the words first, next, then, after that and finally.
Write sentences using plurals.
Remember plural means more than one.
Use the suffixes -ing -ed -er and -est where no change is needed to the root word.
Practise using the prefix -un before a root word to change its meaning.
Remember -un means not.
Can you write sentences using nouns, adjectives and verbs?
Plan and write short stories that have a beginning, middle and end.
What is the main idea?
Who are the characters?
What is the setting? Where does the story happen?
Practise your compound words.