Poetry lesson(s) analysing a short poem about dinosaurs. Ideal for National Poetry Day!
A fun poetry analysis and writing activity lesson (or two lessons) based on Dino Thought by Jane Yolen. Illustrated copy of the poem attached. The presentation analyses repetition, rhyme and onomatopoeia, there is word level dictionary and thesaurus work and a range of poetry or creative writing tasks linked to the poem for the pupils to choose from. There is a peer/self assessment and target setting slide. Ideal for primary Y5 and 6 or KS3.
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Created: Sep 27, 2016

Updated: May 4, 2017


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