EYFS to Year 6 Su2: Seven Poetry Units – Pathways to Poetry


These new and exciting poetry units are the third in a set of 3 released this year (if purchased as part of Pathways to Write this set aligns with summer 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
Poetry linked to fruit and vegetables is shared and a class poem created
Year 1 Senses
Senses vocabulary is explored to create a poem about fruit
Year 2 Fox!
Issues of acceptance, tolerance and respect for the environment are explored through wildlife poetry, leading to a short descriptive narrative poetry outcome
Year 3 Animals
Various concrete poems linked to animals are shared with the outcome of an individual concrete poem being created
Year 4 Look Closely
Various examples of Haiku are explored and written before being joined together with those of others to make a series of linked nature themed ‘renga’
Year 5 Animals of Africa
Word play and puns are explored through a variety of engaging animal poetry to create a word play poem about an African animal
Year 6 Sonnets: The View from a Hot Air Balloon
Sonnets are explored with a final outcome of a poem in the style of a sonnet