Unseen PoetryQuick View

Unseen Poetry

A fully differentiated 1 hour lesson to help students prepare and revise for Section B and C of AQA English Language Paper 2. Includes analysis of AOs, analytical paragraph models and more.
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Summer PoetryQuick View

Summer Poetry

Download our new Summer Performance Poetry Pack, a five-lesson English unit for KS1, based on performing summer poetry. In this unit, pupils will read a classic summer poem about a baby playing with the sand on the beach. Pupils will have a chance to consider how the sounds and language patterns come alive when the poem is read aloud. There is also a grammar focus on expanded nouns and using command sentences. Children will work towards creating their own version of the summer poem and turning it into an effective performance, which could be used for a summer-themed assembly or celebration. The aims of the unit for pupils are: • To listen to a classic summer poem being read aloud • To use expanded nouns • To use command sentences • To prepare a poetry performance including actions • To perform a poem to an audience The PDF file contains 5 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poem and all accompanying pupil resources. You may also like our other KS1 poetry packs: Going to Sea Poetry Pack Transition Day Activity Pack Year 2 Performance Poetry Pack Spring Performance Poetry
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Animal PoetryQuick View

Animal Poetry

An introductory unit for poetry that I currently use for Year 7. Our Year 7 groups are mixed ability and therefore there are clear opportunities for differentiation throughout through the use of challenge questions and support grids for writing P.E.E. paragraphs. Lessons usually adopt an unseen approach then leading on to a greater level of in depth analysis, employing some early GCSE skills such as unseen approaches, annotation and evaluation of texts and close analysis of language. The scheme consists of 83 slides and covers: 'The Eagle' - Tennyson 'Snake' -D.H. Lawrence 'Hyena' - Edwin Morgan 'The Jaguar' - Hughes 'I'm a Parrot' and 'Iguana Memory' - Nichols Students usually end up doing a poetry comparison between two poems. These are again differentiated in accordance with the needs of the group. The 'Hyena' lesson is adapted from another user.
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Rainforest PoetryQuick View

Rainforest Poetry

'Who lives here?' PowerPoint introduces a 'conversation' poem about the creatures and habitat of the rainforest. It provides a structured step by step lesson to support composition. It also allows reinforcement of parts of speech particularly verbs and prepositions. Extended poetry task also provided for variety and possible differentiation. Several verse examples are provided for clarity. Rainforest booklet is provided for children to write their final draft for display or poetry portfolio. 'Rainforest List Poem' PowerPoint continues with a poetic theme and uses a simple format to motivate composition. This clear, concise and colourful presentation leads the learners step by step through the composition of a list poem based on a 'rainforest' theme. There is a grammar element throughout with an emphasis on nouns, adjectives and 'ing' verbs. I have found a poetry context an effective way to embed incidental grammar teaching. Although the outcome is a simple list poem, it can easily be differentiated for older learners. This would involve extending each line using e.g. adverbs or an additional clause. Children are encouraged to compose an opening line, closing line and' list' lines inbetween.
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Unseen PoetryQuick View

Unseen Poetry

1hr PP with differentiated tasks and worksheets, a GCSE introduction All tasks differentiated according to new GCSE numbering system Complete 1 hour, well differentiated lesson Suitable for KS4 or adapted for KS3 Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or above Many more inexpensive, high quality English resources are available at my shop: Lead Practitioner's Shop.
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'The Raven' Poetry PlanningQuick View

'The Raven' Poetry Planning

Very popular! Download this fun two-week English unit based on 'The Raven' and other poetry by Edgar Allan Poe. In this unit, pupils will read and listen to the dramatic poems 'The Bells' and 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe, and they will consider how the poet uses a range of devices to darken the mood of the poems. Children will work towards creating their own poems with darkened moods and performing them aloud. The aims of the unit for pupils are: • To engage with classic lyric and narrative poems by Edgar Allan Poe • To identify different poetic devices and to explain their effects • To research the literary influences of classic poetry • To prepare and perform a poem to an audience • To identify devices that lighten or darken the mood of a poem The PDF file contains 10 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poems and all accompanying pupil resources. The lessons are designed for Y5/Y6 but could be adapted to other age groups too. You may also like: Charge of the Light Brigade Planning Pack Victorian Poetry Planning Pack The Listeners Poetry Planning Pack
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Victorian Poetry PlanningQuick View

Victorian Poetry Planning

Download this popular two-week Victorians English planning for Year 5 / Year 6, based on studying and performing Victorian poetry. This Victorians poetry planning can be used alongside a Victorians topics or as a standalone unit covering classic poetry. In this unit, pupils will read and listen to the dramatic poems 'The Kraken' and 'Charge of the Light Brigade' by the Victorian poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, and they will consider how the sounds and language patterns come alive when the poems are read aloud. Children will work towards creating their own poems in the same style and will prepare to perform them aloud. The aims of the unit for pupils are: • To listen to classic and narrative poems by a Victorian poet • To identify poetic devices and to explain their effects • To research the literary influences of classic Victorian poetry • To prepare and perform a poem to an audience • To engage with a poet’s use of imaginative language to create monsters and battle scenes. The PDF file contains 10 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poems and all accompanying pupil resources. SPECIAL OFFER: new TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to download for free! If you liked our Victorians Literacy Planning Pack, you may also like: You may also like: The Listeners Poetry Planning Pack Year 6 Performance Poetry Pack The Raven Poetry Planning Pack
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Sea/Seaside Poetry PlanningQuick View

Sea/Seaside Poetry Planning

Very popular poetry planning for the seaside/under the sea topic! In this unit, children will read and listen to seaside or sea poems by Edward Lear and to consider how the sounds and language patterns come alive when they are read aloud. They will have the opportunity to create their own versions of the sea poems and to perform them. The aims of the unit for pupils are: • To listen to a range of seaside poems being read aloud and engage imaginatively with them • To identify patterns of language and repeated phrases • To use the voice in different ways to express ideas • To perform a poem off by heart The PDF file contains 10 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poems and accompanying pupil resources. Perfect for National Poetry Month! You may also like our other KS1 poetry packs: Summer Performance Poetry Pack Year 2 Performance Poetry Pack Spring Performance Poetry
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Poetry Class Assembly ScriptQuick View

Poetry Class Assembly Script

An assembly script that my year 4 class performed on poetry. The whole script is written in rhyming poetry. It covers onomatopoeia, rhyme and alliteration. We also included some poetry the children had written in class to form part of the assembly. The performance lasted about 15 minutes in total but could be extended or shortened by including more or less of their own poetry. The poems my class produced are included in this bundle. Children were given two illustrations to create their poetry from. They worked collaboratively to do this.
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Sentence Types Riddle PoetryQuick View

Sentence Types Riddle Poetry

Download this fun KS1 English lesson revising the four types of sentence: statement, command, question and exclamation. In this lesson pupils will recap the different sentence types and then create 'Who Am I' poems about animals and transport using the four different types of sentences, supporting the ITAF statements for Y2. This resource contains a full Powerpoint presentation that takes you through the lesson including revision, main activities and a plenary. There is also an accompanying worksheet for pupils. This activity is great for revising SPAG objectives at in Year 2 and can also be adapted for other year groups.
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Power and Conflict Poetry Revision BookletQuick View

Power and Conflict Poetry Revision Booklet

A 50 page revision booklet that students should use as a reminder of the key information needed for each of the 15 poems in the Power and Conflict cluster. The booklet opens with a model answer and then four mock questions that students can answer. It goes on to revise structure techniques used in poetry. Each poem is then tackled, with students completing the plot, key quotes, context, imagery and structure for each poem. There are hint words and pictures to assist students as they work. The activities then move on to key themes in the poems and comparison tasks so that all of the Assessment Objectives for AQA are covered.
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Space Poetry Lesson Plan and PowerpointQuick View

Space Poetry Lesson Plan and Powerpoint

I created this plan and PPT for a job interview where I was asked to teach a year 5/6 class. I based the lesson on their two main topics which were Space and Poetry. I used the fantastic poem 'Six Ways to Look at the Moon' by Pie Corbett in this lesson - included. I also used another fab poem - included. Task was for the children to write their own version of Pie Corbett's poem. PPT easy to follow along while teaching. The 'Six-ways-to-look-at-ordering-a-poem' resource was used as an activity where I cut up the sentences and worked with a focus group to read, re-order the poem - this was great for discussion and for thinking about structure/ language in poem, etc.
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Power and Conflict AQA Poetry BundleQuick View

Power and Conflict AQA Poetry Bundle

A collection of PowerPoints, 8 writing frames, model essays, revision grids, planning sheets, guided annotations and comprehension worksheets on the poems from the 'Power and Conflict' section of the AQA anthology. There are also various resources examining how best to structure discriminating comparisons.
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AQA Power and Conflict and Power PoetryQuick View

AQA Power and Conflict and Power Poetry

PowerPoints to take pupils through the the poems in the Power and Conflict section of the new AQA anthology. All PowerPoints have been adapted to suit my personal groups and classes; some of the PowerPoint slide design and layouts and teaching ideas are what I've picked up from various places, so apologies if I have used anyone's ideas- I know a lot of people do the letter activity with Kamikaze, for example. For the poems that are included, there is a Powerpoint on each which will last a lesson. There are a couple of lessons on getting pupils to write a comparison of two poems and how to do this; there is also a model essay for pupils to look at too. A full unit of work that is a good starting point if you're teaching this section of the anthology and want to get the poems annotated first before you move on to links and comparisons.
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Poetry Pack: What is poetry?Quick View

Poetry Pack: What is poetry?

Poetry Pack. Thorough pack of lesson plans exploring a wide range of poetry and poetic form. Originally intended for SATs but still very useful. (Year 9)
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