Children can learn about the different rhyme schemes of Quatrains (4 line rhyming poems) using the theme of Christmas. Perfect for the last week before the Christmas holidays for creating poems to write in Christmas cards.
Takes into consideration those of other faiths and suggests they could create a poem or card for another holiday.
LO: to write a quatrain (four line poem)
Bronze: I can write an ABAB rhyming quatrain.
Silver: I can experiment with ABBA, AABB rhyme schemes.
Gold: I can write poems with ABAB, ABBA, AABB and ABCB rhyme schemes.