Year 4 Su1: Look! – Pathways to Poetry


This new and exciting poetry unit uses the poem Look! by Grace Nichols (if purchased as part of Pathways to Write this unit aligns with summer 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 Look! by Grace Nicholls in The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems
The Tree in the Wood – Traditional Rhyme



Year 4 Look!
A poem about tropical fruit is the starting point for an exploration of the mighty trees of the rainforest and the life they support. Pupils use ideas from Grace Nicholls poem about Caribbean fruit to investigate their own favourite. They research the animals and sounds of the rainforest. Outcome: To use similes to write a list poem modelled on a traditional rhyme.

Look! by Grace Nichols in The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems ed. Judith Nicholls
The Tree in the Wood (Traditional)