It can be hard to think of meaningful activities that relate to learning objectives in the new curriculum. Here is a list of ideas for KS2 English curriculum forward marking ideas to help give meaningful thoughtful tasks for the children to get the most out of marking. There are also lots of opportunity for reasoning in English.
Here are a few examples:
• Who is your audience for this writing? Use a highlighter to highlight the times you have appealed to this audience.
• What is the effect of the highlighted modal verb?
• Would the fronted adverbial, ‘In a land far, far away,’ be appropriate to add to this writing? Why/why not?