BBC Bitesize video: How to write a formal report
Video A discussion between two friends entering a competition to write a factual report about kangaroos. The friends discuss the need for facts rather than opinion, sentence structure and word choice. Technical language is more appropriate than descriptive language. Facts are more appropriate than opinion. The friends reword the competition entry in order to make it more report-like and less opinion based.
Website All TES resources for Formal/ Impersonal writing
New curriculum 2014: Primary English
Website Prepare for the new academic year with this document full of resources, activities and lesson plans aligned to each objective of the primary English curriculum for 2014. Very useful resource with many links.
Letter of complaint
Resource Two bad experiences; one a dodgy dining experience and the other a failed shopping trip. Use the information to write a formal letter of complaint!
Letter Writing-Teachit Primary

Letter Writing-Teachit Primary

 Website

A set of creative resources including letter writing templates and frameworks for writing formal letters and letters of complaint.

 
Formal letter of complaint-Teachit
Resource Write a letter of complaint to McDonalds! Example letter included with a writing frame and checklist.  
Success criteria- words and phrases

Success criteria- words and phrases

 Website Formal writing from Primary Resources
Guide to persuasive letter writing-TES
Lesson A Powerpoint, which should be linked to a letter  and can be used in conjunction with a planning document (one has been uploaded) to guide children through the persuasive letter writing process.
Letter to the Head-TES
Lesson An example of a persuasive letter to a head teacher followed by a box plan to enable children to plan their own version.
Persuasive letter-TES
Lesson Writing a letter to persuade
Formal letter template-TES
Resource Informal and formal scenarios
Formal Writing-Primary Resources

Formal Writing-Primary Resources

 Resource Letter writing resources from Primary Resources: complaints, postcards,formal and informal letter language.
Primary Strategies- full pdf
Resource Year 6 planning exemplification
Castles and tourist sites-Officialese
Lesson Use leaflets and websites of castles and tourist sites to provide examples of many different text types. Study features of formal language and transform ‘officialese’ into accessible English.  
BBC Bitesize video: How to write a formal report
Video A discussion between two friends entering a competition to write a factual report about kangaroos. The friends discuss the need for facts rather than opinion, sentence structure and word choice. Technical language is more appropriate than descriptive language. Facts are more appropriate than opinion. The friends reword the competition entry in order to make it more report-like and less opinion based.
Website All TES resources for Formal/ Impersonal writing
New curriculum 2014: Primary English
Website Prepare for the new academic year with this document full of resources, activities and lesson plans aligned to each objective of the primary English curriculum for 2014. Very useful resource with many links.
Letter of complaint
Resource Two bad experiences; one a dodgy dining experience and the other a failed shopping trip. Use the information to write a formal letter of complaint!
Letter Writing-Teachit Primary

Letter Writing-Teachit Primary

 Website

A set of creative resources including letter writing templates and frameworks for writing formal letters and letters of complaint.

 
Formal letter of complaint-Teachit
Resource Write a letter of complaint to McDonalds! Example letter included with a writing frame and checklist.  
Success criteria- words and phrases

Success criteria- words and phrases

 Website Formal writing from Primary Resources
Guide to persuasive letter writing-TES
Lesson A Powerpoint, which should be linked to a letter  and can be used in conjunction with a planning document (one has been uploaded) to guide children through the persuasive letter writing process.
Letter to the Head-TES
Lesson An example of a persuasive letter to a head teacher followed by a box plan to enable children to plan their own version.
Persuasive letter-TES
Lesson Writing a letter to persuade
Formal letter template-TES
Resource Informal and formal scenarios
Formal Writing-Primary Resources

Formal Writing-Primary Resources

 Resource Letter writing resources from Primary Resources: complaints, postcards,formal and informal letter language.
Primary Strategies- full pdf
Resource Year 6 planning exemplification
Castles and tourist sites-Officialese
Lesson Use leaflets and websites of castles and tourist sites to provide examples of many different text types. Study features of formal language and transform ‘officialese’ into accessible English.