The Listeners - A complete Literacy Unit for Y6

This is a complete literacy unit of 15 lessons aimed at Year 6 based on the poem The Listeners by Walter de la Mare. This is an amazingly rich piece of poetry and lends itself to some fantastic thinking, discussion, drama activities and creative writing.
The resource contains

  • a three week set of outline lessons plans
  • learning objectives
  • success criteria
  • key teaching points to establish.
  • lesson resources
  • additional suggestions for cross curricular working.

This will be of interest to you if you are teaching in Year 6 or in a mixed year 5 / 6 class, are new to Year 6 or are homeschooling your children.

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Created: Aug 20, 2018

Updated: Jul 29, 2019

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