EYFS to Year 6 Au2: Seven Poetry Units – Pathways to Poetry
These new and exciting poetry units are the first in a set of 3 released this year (if purchased as part of Pathways to Write this first set aligns with autumn 2 core units). 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.
|EYFS||Creepy Crawly and Busy Bugs
Poetry linked to habitats and minibeasts with a class performance poem as the outcome
|Year 1||There are no such things as Monsters
Poetry linked to monsters with a model poem using simple language patterns as the outcome
|Year 2||The Owl and the Pussycat
Experimenting with words and structured language patterns linked to a classic poem
|Year 3||Dance with me Autumn
A 5-couplet poem is the focus with an outcome about winter based on the structure of the autumn poem studied
|Year 4||The Lost Property Office
List poems based on lost things and words by Roger Mc Gough and Michael Rosen are used as models for comparison, writing and performance
|Year 5||The Moon
The unit contrasts several poems written about the moon as a female character. These are used as models to create their own poem describing the moon’s appearance, movement and setting.
|Year 6||A Tiger in the Zoo
Endangered animals are the focus for this poetry unit. A range of poetry is looked at including William Blake’s Tyger, Tyger and there is a focus on making effective language and authorial choices