Robert Louis Stevenson Starter Activity
Starter activity used during a lesson on Robert Louis Stevenson's poem 'From a Railway Carriage' building up to writing their own poem. Pupils have a series of words in trains which they must put in order from the word meaning slowest to fastest. Pupils can write these in their book on train steam template provided. LI: To explore the effect of vocabulary in text. A related simile activity is also included.


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Created: Dec 29, 2011

Updated: Mar 20, 2013


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Train words resources


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Train words

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