Year 4 Au1: Family Album – Pathways to Poetry


This new and exciting poetry unit uses the theme ‘Family Album’ with poems from Quick, Let’s get Out of Here by Michael Rosen (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
Year 4 Poems for this unit can be found in:
Quick, Let’s get Out of Here by Michael Rosen or are available online



Year 4 Family Album
With a focus on the development of language, in particular, verbs and the use of hyperbole. Art and drama are used to encourage pupils to explore ideas about their own family sayings. They use humour to write their own version of a modelled poem.
Outcome: Pupils write a free-verse narrative poem to add to an illustrated class ‘Family Album’.

Me and My Brother by Michael Rosen
Tricks in Quick, Let’s Get Out of Here by Michael Rosen