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In Oak, we are wonderful writers!


We are trying to include all of the Year 5 Writing Targets below:

  • Produce legible and joined handwriting 
  • In narrative, describe characters, setting and atmosphere
  • Use correctly punctuated dialogue to convey character and advance the action
  • Use a wide range of devises to build cohesion within a piece of text
  • Use correct tense throughout a piece of writing and ensure verb and subject agreement 
  • Use modal verbs and adverbs to indicate degrees of posibility
  • Use a range of simple, compound and complex sentences 
  • Use relative clauses and vary their position 
  • Use a wide range of imaginative and figurative language 
  • Use commas to clarify meaning
  • Use brackets, dashes and commas to indicate parenthesis
  • Use colons to introduce a list or mark the boundary between clauses

Summer Term


During the Summer term, we will be focusing on a range of fiction and non-fiction texts: Myths and Legends, Persuasive Writing and we will be reading and creating pieces of writing around the traditional novel 'The Secret Garden'.