Resource ID 102211

Lower KS2 English

Writing (Composition)
Writing to Summarise
"Recall and summarise"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Recall and summarise"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

102211 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

102212 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

102213 - KS3 Mixed Ability


After students’ planned visit to Dinosaur Isle, this activity will enable them to practise their recall and summarising skills. The task also aims to check understanding and compound learning undertaken at the museum.

Contextual Summary

The resource focuses on recalling key points in preparation for writing a summary of learning and understanding in four key areas linked to the Dinosaur Isle museum and optional talk/beach walk.

Key Skills Practised
  • Recalling information
  • Identifying key points
  • Identifying areas of relevance
  • Summarising information to evidence learning and understanding
Learning Opportunities

Students could be encouraged to make notes in the four key areas, and could use the sheet for this if preferred by teachers.


Completion of the English writing resource/s linked to this document

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their recall and summarising skills, enabling them to practise by retrieving appropriate information and identifying the important learning areas. This should increase their understanding and stimulate learning.

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