Kate Williams
Kate Williams
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Poetry, creative writing, vocabulary, all-round literacy + colouring, with popular class topics combined. Fun, engaging approaches that get children on board, whatever their ability and confidence level. Ages 3-11. I also lead virtual poetry workshops for schools. Published poet for kids: poemsforfun.wordpress.com . Recently awarded Highly Commended in international competition.

pdf, 2.61 MB
pdf, 2.61 MB

This home-made creative writing frame is in the form of a snake, in a jungle setting. The starter phrase, ‘This snake is’, invites describing words on the line through the snake.

The task could be presented as poetry-writing or just as a description. WARM-UP - Motivate and inform your group first through other snake- and jungle-themed activities, such as pretending to be making your way through a jungle, encountering creatures, fallen trees, swamps and other hazards, and discussing pictures of snakes. WORD IDEAS - Elicit words that could be used in this writing activity, such as ‘long’, ‘twisty’, ‘scaly’, ‘fast’, ‘dry’, ‘slimy’, ‘twirly’, ‘poisonous’, ‘shy’, ‘hungry’, ‘loopy’, ‘curly’ and ‘hissing’.

SEE ALSO -
Harder version **- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/snake-picture-poem-frame-yr-2-11885186
JUNGLE writing + colouring sheet - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/jungle-writing-colouring-sheet-1-line-12045631 .

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