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Develop skills and inspire young writers in Year 2 with Simon Sock

In September 2017, the new 2017-2018 Teacher Assessment Frameworks for KS1’ were released. There are once again new changes for year 2 teachers to familiarise themselves with. This resource from English Consultant Maddy Barnes (@moonmaddy) identifies the main skills needed for year 2 to reach the expected standard and explores how a picture book text can be used to inspire year 2 writers.

Simon Sock is an hilarious story celebrating friendship and difference. Everyone has a pair…except Simon. Will he ever find his perfect match?

Download the lesson resourceSimon Sock – Year 2 Writing Activities (pdf)

Read the new 2017-2018 Teacher Assessment Frameworks for KS1