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English Poetry: 'The Listeners' by Walter De La Mare

English Poetry: 'The Listeners' by Walter De La Mare

This is a 3 week unit of work based on the poem ‘The Listeners’ by Walter De La Mare. Created for Upper KS2 pupils but also suitable for KS3! Included in this pack PowerPoint with 14 lessons (editable with 87 slides) 14 detailed lesson plans with differentiated activities and plenaries Samples of Year 6 pupil’s work throughout PPT (can be edited / removed) 4 reading comprehensions (linked to KS2 content domains) Copy of poem ‘The Listeners’ Speaking and listening activities Dictionary work Character viewpoint activities Sentence work End of unit writing task – viewpoint writing ‘Writing model’ for children to read and annotate Sample of an already annotated ‘writing model’ Glossaries Planning and draft writing templates Differentiated success criteria Independent writing challenge- viewpoint writing How I have used this resource I have used this resource with my Year 6 pupils over the past few years. It has also been used successfully by a colleague in a Year 5 class. The children really enjoyed the activities in these lessons and made progress in their writing and their comprehension skills. How can you use this resource? This resource can be used in your classroom with the whole class or with smaller groups. The planning and PowerPoint give you a step by step process to teach this unit and the worksheets/activities mean you can download, print and teach straight away with minimal prep. Please let me know if you found this resource useful or leave a review! :)