Im in Y2 and its time to teach the dreaded 4 weeks of information texts again. (I know the framework isn't statutory but I have little choice as the head still wants us to follow it for now). So, my question to you wonderful creative individuals - How on earth do you make this genre interesting and exciting? I find poetry and fiction fun and enjoyable to teach with lots of scope for writing activities, but I struggle with non-fiction. We will be doing information texts around our topic of "Up up and away" so air travel and space. Aside from going over contents/index/glossary pages AGAIN, use of a dictionary AGAIN, finding answers to questions from books AGAIN (All of which my Y2s are confident with and don't require more of) and then writing our own information text (the only worthwhile part for my class) - what else do you do during this unit that is worthwhile and preferably provides opportunities to write?