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Lost poem to learn by heart -  themes within The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan/Wonder by RJPalacio

Lost poem to learn by heart - themes within The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan/Wonder by RJPalacio

A 'lost' poem to learn by heart leading in to the texts The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan and Wonder by RJPalacio. Lesson objectives: Y3/4 - prepare poems to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action. - discussing words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination. Y5/6 - identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing. - preparing poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone and volume so that the meaning is clear to an audience
Geester123
Teaching Conflict Poetry at GCSE - FREE RESOURCE -  GROUPING THE POEMS

Teaching Conflict Poetry at GCSE - FREE RESOURCE - GROUPING THE POEMS

This is a free resource to assist teaching of “Power and Conflict Poetry” for GCSE. It goes through the poems and groups them together to support Revision and to assist ways of preparing to answer questions. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
iMovie Skills Progression (Film Making)

iMovie Skills Progression (Film Making)

This document is for any age group and shows the progression of skills to be used for film making using iMovie. It can be adapted to be used with any film making apps and platforms. There are around 6-8 hours worth of resources here.
ferrycaptain
KS3 MAGIC BOX BY KIT WRIGHT POETRY EXPLORING IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES 2 LESSONS

KS3 MAGIC BOX BY KIT WRIGHT POETRY EXPLORING IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES 2 LESSONS

Aimed at a low to mid ability KS3 class, these two lessons involve a range of creative and analytical tasks that culminate in a supported analysis of the poet's techniques. Pupils use PETAL as a way of discussing the writer's use of simile, personification, interesting verbs, alliteration etc and gradually build up to writing one of their own.
mrsoskins
KS3 ISLAND MAN BY GRACE NICHOLS POETRY FROM OTHER CULTURES 2 LESSONS

KS3 ISLAND MAN BY GRACE NICHOLS POETRY FROM OTHER CULTURES 2 LESSONS

Aimed at middle to top ability, these two lessons look at the imagery in Island Man, idea of connotation and enjambment. Haiku is also used as a way of encouraging students to consider vocabulary choice more carefully and think about why poets choose their words precisely. Mix of analytical and creative tasks.
mrsoskins
KS4, Eng Lit, AQA, anthology, love & relationships, Barrett Browning, sonnet 29, reading, analysis

KS4, Eng Lit, AQA, anthology, love & relationships, Barrett Browning, sonnet 29, reading, analysis

Planned for a mixed-ability year 10 class, this is an introductory lesson on Barrett Browning's Sonnet 29. The lesson focuses on both language and structure (my guys are already pretty solid on form thanks to having already studied 'Romeo and Juliet' but if your class hasn't yet had much exposure to the sonnet form, you may wish to add a couple of slides) and ends by asking the students to compress the meaning into a modern form of communication to solidify their understanding of the message in the poem (I've let them choose and assumed they'll come up with a Tweet, a text or a Snapchat message). Listed separately is the homework that I've planned to embed and extend their understanding. It's a multiple choice quiz with 15 questions. For high ability students, the quiz could be used as a pre-teaching activity to identify the direction that needs to be taken in the lesson.
knapster
Make-a-Poem Kit for Middle & Upper Primary

Make-a-Poem Kit for Middle & Upper Primary

Fives sets (12 pages) of adjectives, verbs, and nouns (animals / places / things / abstract), each set using one of the 5 long vowel sounds. These words can be combined by students in thousands of different ways, to make repeat sound poems of any line length. Several short examples are included, but the poetic possibilities are limitless! A creative exercise in poetry writing, literary assonance, and phonics. A great resource for writing nonsense poems too, and short stories! This can be an individual 'write-it-yourself' activity for students, or teachers may assist students with sentence construction, including word choice, grammar and punctuation. Students could also look up unfamiliar words in a dictionary or encyclopedia, including names of animals they have never heard of before (thereby adding 5 minutes of biology to the session!) The students' poems could be cut out and showcased on a class pin board, or made into a poetry book, which can be shared with other classes. This resource is a bundle of the separate long vowel sound poetry kits in my store. I have used this resource in tutoring, and students can produce wonderful results, even after only a few minutes effort in combining words. Hoping your students have fun with it, and I'd love to read some of their poems in the feedback section!
janinetes
Edexcel Relationship Poetry: Nettles by Vernon Scannell

Edexcel Relationship Poetry: Nettles by Vernon Scannell

This resource is challenging through differentiation and equally supports the middle/lower ability learners. This powerpoint offers a mix of informative slides, with activity slides to ensure that everyone is stretched and engaged. This lesson concludes with a comparative essay title to enable learners to evidence their understanding of the devices at play in this text. If you like this resource do leave a review and look up my other poetry resources in my shop. Alternatively, contact me on twitter @jomarsh1 to enquire about bespoke bundles, marking services and additional offers available on multiple purchases.
joannammarsh
poems on kindness

poems on kindness

Two poems as starters for world kindness day. Might help and inspire. Both poems are only one page long.
colin959