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Writing Poems - Engaging and unusual lesson

Writing Poems - Engaging and unusual lesson

A really fun lesson to engage students with writing poetry! Using a noun (chosen by a peer in order to push for further creativity) as inspiration for writing a poem and choosing a positive/negative semantic field for the poem. Teacher model for analysis. Examples of famous poems that contain extended metaphors and unusual structure. List of techniques to be used in writing poems.
sianbrowett
Amazing Poetry Stimuli

Amazing Poetry Stimuli

A really fun way to get students into writing poems! A collection of 23 images to help stimulate ideas for poems. Work in pairs, groups or combine images to create an interesting thread for a narrative! Each slide comes with a list of poetic techniques to include.
sianbrowett
HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

HUGE Creative Writing Bundle

Huge collection of creative writing lessons. 70% saving! These are not a SOW but intended for use as individual one off lessons to consolidate skills or springboard ideas. Some links to famous texts such as Christmas Carol, Woman in Black, Macbeth. Areas covered: Description Persuasive writing Word bank of adjectives/adverbs Writing to Argue Structure Hooking your reader Poetry Symbolism Extended Metaphor
sianbrowett
Poppies - Jane Weir - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Poppies - Jane Weir - Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Jane Weir’s power and conflict poem 'Poppies.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-line analysis (with quotes); Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
SATS FOCUS - Y5 6 OUTSTANDING GUIDED READING - JABBERWOCKY POEM- WORDS IN CONTEXT

SATS FOCUS - Y5 6 OUTSTANDING GUIDED READING - JABBERWOCKY POEM- WORDS IN CONTEXT

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (WORDS IN CONTEXT) BASED ON THE JABBERWOCKY. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
SATS FOCUS YEAR 5 6 OUTSTANDING - READING COMPREHENSION - AUTUMN RAIDERS- POETRY-WORD MEANING

SATS FOCUS YEAR 5 6 OUTSTANDING - READING COMPREHENSION - AUTUMN RAIDERS- POETRY-WORD MEANING

A LESSON ON READING COMPREHENSION SKILLS (WORD MEANING& EFFECT) BASED ON THE POEM ‘AUTUMN WIND’. EACH SLIDE TAKES YOU STEP BY STEP THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S UNDERSTANDING OF READING SKILLS WITH FOCUS ON ANSWERING WRITTEN QUESTIONS. INCLUDES A CHILD FRIENDLY OVERVIEW OF THE SAT’S DEVELOPERS GUIDE SHOWING THE DIFFERENT STRANDS THE CHILDREN WILL BE EXPECTED TO ANSWER FROM. EXAMPLE ANSWERS GIVEN AND EXPLAINED.
alivelrning
Unseen poetry poems

Unseen poetry poems

A collection of unseen poems to help students prepare for their exams. Leisure by WH Davies To the Virgins, to Make Mich of Time by Robert Herrick Havisham by Carol Ann Duffy
AndrewJ056
War Poetry Bundle

War Poetry Bundle

Full Scheme of Work covering the following poems: Dulce et Decorum est Dreamers Charge of the Light Brigade In Flanders Fields War Poetry booklet with all poems in. Worksheet for In Flanders Fields.
AndrewJ056
War Poetry Booklet

War Poetry Booklet

A booklet with key war poems in them ready to be analysed as a group/pair or individual. Poems in the booklet are: Dulce et Decorum est In Flanders Fields Dreamers Charge of the Light Brigade
AndrewJ056
First World War poetry plan Year 6/7 Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum est outstanding teacher WWI

First World War poetry plan Year 6/7 Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum est outstanding teacher WWI

This differentiated literacy lesson is about Wilfred Owen’s iconic First World War poem Dulce et Decorum est and is ideal for a Year 6 or 7 class. It is differentiated three ways. The lesson begins by introducing children to the poet, whose work they listen to as part of an animated video clip. Partner/group work then enables the pupils to analyse the poem and explore the language used before writing their own individual version. This document includes the lesson plan with plenary, three differentiated versions of sections of the poem and information/pictures to display on the board for extra inspiration. I have not been observed teaching this particular lesson but I have received an outstanding grade in all my most recent literacy observations.
Sammy55