This diary writing & research project is a great way to get your class learning about and having fun with first person narrative in the form of diary writing (recounts) in the outdoors. This differentiated resource has been used very successful with grades 2 – 5.
The children are to choose a min-beast and spend a few days finding, exploring, and researching their chosen mini-beast. They will then have great fun planning and writing a diary entry for their chosen mini-beast based around ‘a day in the life of’.
- Teacher’s Guide
- Mini-Beast Identification Sheet
- 2 x differentiated drawing sheets
- Instructions Sheet
- Diary Extract Eample
- 2 x differentiated research templates
- 1 x Diary Writing Checklist
- 1 x planning sheet
- 2 x Differentiated writing checklists
This resource is a great way to get the children exploring the outdoor while learning about a key writing style.
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