Year 2 – Poetry Unit Au1 Pathways to Poetry

£15.00

This new and exciting poetry unit is based on the poem Zebra Question by Shel Silverstein (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
2 Poems for this unit can be found in:
The Oxford Book of Children’s Poetry by Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark & A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein or available online
Additional Poems:
Ten Things Found in a Shipwrecked Sailor’s Pocket by Ian McMillan (from 101 Poems for Children: A Laureate’s Choice chosen by Carol Ann Duffy or online)
A Menagerie of Animals by A.F. Harrold (from Things You Find in a Poet’s Beard by A.F. Harrold or online)

Description

Year 2 Zebra Question
Develops thinking about our own unique qualities and characteristics with a focus on vocabulary and repetitive patterns. Pupils investigate opposites, analyse three different poems and use the skills learnt to produce their outcome.
Outcome: A portrait-style riddle and a list poem about themselves.

Zebra Question by Shel Silverstein
Ten Things Found in a Shipwrecked Sailor’s Pocket by Ian McMillan
A Menagerie of Animals by A. F. Harrold

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