This text based, 5 session English planning poetry unit focuses on endangered animals. A range of poetry is studied including William Blake’s Tyger, Tyger. There is also a focus on making effective language and authorial choices, giving opinions and considering viewpoint. All aspects of poetry from the national curriculum in reading, spoken language and writing composition will be covered across the full set Au1-Su2.
National curriculum skills for this unit:
For schools that use Pathways to Write, this unit aligns with the autumn 2 set 1 unit.
Poems for this unit can be found within the unit and in: The Works 3: A Poet A Week chosen by Paul Cookson, The Works: Key Stage 2 chosen by Pie Corbett.
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