L.O: Use simile in a poem
*Write original similes about yourself
**Write a poem following the style of the original
***Write a poem keeping the patterns of the original
This activity is based on the poem 'The Writer of This Poem' by Roger McGough. It works through the process of what a simile is, how to create them, looking for patterns in the poem, writing a version of their own and then writing it up in best. The pack includes:
Smart Notebook with learning objectives and 3 levels of success criteria, as above, and some teaching activities based on the poem and similes.
Word - template for the children to draft their own version of the poem on just focusing on the similes - 2 levels (2 or 3 verses)
Word - line guide to aid the children in setting out their poem when writing up in best for display.
Publisher - Easily printable copies of the original poem for reading and annotation.
Publisher - 1m long banner for display
Publisher - display labels with the original poem and the learning objective
Everything you need, I did this with Year 3/4 over 2 lessons.
Be great to hear feedback, thanks