EYFS Su1: Behold – Pathways to Poetry


This new and exciting poetry unit uses poems from The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems compiled by Judith Nicholls (if purchased as part of Pathways to Write this unit aligns with the autumn 1 core unit). All aspects of poetry from the NC in reading, spoken language and writing composition will be covered across the full set.

You will receive an email with a link to download the planning and resources booklet.

Year Group Title
EYFS Behold by Mary Kawena Pukui

Look! by Grace Nichols



EYFS Behold
Pupils engage with the outdoors and are encouraged to look with new and focused eyes at the wonder and detail of the world around them and to consider how it makes them feel. Phonic knowledge, speaking and listening and writing skills are developed throughout.
Outcome: To contribute to a class poem based on observation of nature in the school environment.

Behold by Hawaiian poet Mary Kawena Pukui &
Look! by Guyanese poet Grace Nichols in The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems ed. Judith Nicholls