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Unit

Poetry

 

 

 

Objective

 

Whole Class Work

 

 

Group or Individual Activities

Plenary/

Activity 1

Guided reading.

Phonic groups

Phase 2- ZZ

Phase 3- SH

Phase 4- LG

 

LG- ‘ew’, ‘ue’, ‘u_e’

Brainstorm ideas on whiteboards- put into tables.

 

  1. Guided Reading
  2. Free reading and book review
  3. Adjectives
  4. ‘ir’ wordsearch

Share adjectives sentence with a partner

Activity 2

Identify the features of a poem.

Phonics- ‘ew’, ‘ue’, ‘u_e’

Share the poem- ‘The Sound Collector’ PPT and listen to Roger McGough reading it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/roger-mcgough-the-sound-collector-poem-only/8836.html

 

Talk about what the children think the sound collector looks like, what kind of character is he?

Talk about the structure of the poem- talk about the rhythm- children tap it out.

What is repetitive about the poem? (verbs and ‘of’)

Talk about rhyming words- children come up to the board and highlight these features.

 

Children stick poem in books- highlight verbs and rhyming words.

Children choose their favourite line from the poem and change the verb. Make a list of these.

Activity 3

Rewrite a poem

SPAG- there, their and they’re- children complete sentences correctly. Record in books.

 

Re-read ‘The Sound Collector’.

 

Talk about sounds you might hear in a house- brainstorm ideas.

Children write a couple of poem lines on their whiteboards. Share with the rest of the class- check the children understand how to write using the poem structure (‘The ------ of the ------)

Children fill in the poem with their own ideas about the sounds in a house.

Working in groups-

LA- very structured.

HA- independent.

 

Allow children time to perform their poem.

Make a list of all the other places in school we could hear sounds (playground, dinner hall etc).

Activity 4

Write own poem based on ‘The Sound Collector’

SPAG- children write their own sentences for there, their and they’re. Share with partner, are they correct?

 

Explain that we will be writing a poem about the sound collector in our school. We don’t need to worry about ryming. Show children my poem about the sound collector in a park.

 

In groups- children complete a spider diagram about sounds they can hear in a classroom.

 

Give children first paragraph of ‘The Sound Collector in School’.

Shared write the first couple of lines about sounds in the classroom.

 

Children write the next 2 lines.

Extension- children could write a second paragraph.

Share poem with talk partner- have they met the WILF?

Activity 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIG WRITE-

Write a poem based on ‘The Sound Collector’.

Brainstorm about the sounds you might hear on the playground- children sitting outside, recording sounds.

 

Children write a line on their whiteboard- share with the class.

Children finish their poem-

Sounds in the classroom, playground, dinnerhall and cloak room.

 

Extension- where else could the Sound collector go? Write a poem based elsewhere.

Poetry performance!

             

 

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