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Writing Diary Anchor Charts | KS2 Non-fiction Writing | Primary English

How to Write a Diary Anchor Charts

These anchor charts on how to write a diary offer guidance for children, helping them learn the conventions of this type of non-fiction writing. Each page highlights a bold heading keyword or phrase as well as a key prompt, serving as a reminder of the crucial features to use in diary writing. Additionally, detailed information and relevant, vibrant illustrations accompany each feature, providing an in-depth exploration of the key aspects and writing structures essential for pupils when crafting their own diaries.

These anchor charts on how to write a diary provide a structured approach to learning diary writing, breaking down the process into manageable steps for children to follow. Engaging with different features of diary writing enhances children’s language skills, enriching their vocabulary and improving their ability to articulate thoughts and emotions.

Title/Introduction page, First Person, Chronological Order, Adjectives, Time Connectives, Descriptions, Familiar Events, Time/Date, Past Tense, Reflection, Informal

Our anchor charts on how to write a diary are aligned with KS2 non-fiction and writing composition on the primary national curriculum. This primary resource can be used with your ideas for non-fiction writing activities, display boards, games, teaching material, learning aids, differentiation, homework, and lesson plans.

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