EYFS to Year 6 Sp2: Seven Poetry Units – Pathways to Poetry


These new and exciting poetry units are the second in a set of 3 released this year (if purchased as part of Pathways to Write this set aligns with spring 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.

Year Group Title
EYFS The Farmyard
Poetry linked to farmyard animals with a class performance of a collaboratively written poem as the outcome
Year 1 At the Zoo
Poetry linked to animals with a list poem as the final outcome
Year 2 Night Sounds
Write a night sounds poem based on Berlie Doherty’s version
Year 3 The Magnificent Bull
Pupils write and perform a Dinka-inspired poem about the blue whale as the outcome
Year 4 Windrush Child
Linked to the theme of ‘leaving your home’, the outcome is a free verse, personal narrative poem based on Windrush Child
Year 5 Finding Magic
Linked to exploring the wider world, this unit allows pupils to write a free verse poem describing the wonder of the world using metaphor
Year 6 The Sea
Through exploration of a range of poems about the sea, pupils use metaphorical language and personification to write a narrative poem about a journey across the sea