... Poetry ...
- In the Fashion
Adjectives / Adjectival phrases in Poetry
Word work suggestion: Use one of the poems to identify adjectival phrases, during independent work children could use another poem
to repeat the activity
- Giant Thunder - Reeves, James
- Grandpa is Very Old - Harrison, Gregory
- Gorilla - Honeysett, Martin
- The Sea - Reeves, James
A fantastic poem comparing the sea with a dog.
Figurative Language in Poetry
*Word work suggestion: collect adjectives to describe different nouns (e.g. different seasons). Use examples that can be used by
LA children during independent activity.
Poems become more complex as you work down this list.
- The Spring Wind - Zolotow, Charlotte
*HA: Use similar style to describe seasons
*LA: Cloze procedure - children to describe wind from another season and fill in their own adjectives
- Week Lesson Plan
Refers to a different poem for four days - ending with writing own poem on Friday
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