Resource ID 119001

Lower KS2 English

Writing (Composition)
General Writing for Purpose and Audience
"Rainforest Leaflet Challenge"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Rainforest Leaflet Challenge"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

119001 - Lower KS2 Low Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

119002 - Lower KS2 High Ability


This English resource covers several stages to a finished product, starting on site at Amazon World Zoo Park, and finishing in the classroom at school. Activities are designed to appeal to students of all abilities in lower key stage 2 (years 3-4).

Contextual Summary

It is intended to focus students on the selection and recording of information for an explanatory leaflet that will be completed back at school. The end product could easily be changed, for example, to a flier, web page or email.

Key Skills Practised
  • Selecting relevant information for purpose
  • Note taking/recording
  • Summarising and organising written material
  • Supporting ideas and arguments with necessary factual detail
  • Considering audience and purpose
  • Drawing on knowledge of literary devices.
Learning Opportunities


Students need to be made aware of the outcome before the visit, and it will be necessary for them to go through the questions and decide on audience and purpose.


There are a variety of ways that students will be finding and selecting information: from their own observations to identifying displays and information boards with relevant details. They will also be making their own connections and judgments.


Students complete their leaflet back in the classroom

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn to consider audience and purpose. u They will be taking a particular viewpoint and will select appropriate factual detail to support this.

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