In this text based, 5 session English planning, pupils read, compare and explore the vocabulary in a range of poems on the theme of countryside and nature. Pupils develop an appreciation of the details in the natural world. They investigate literal descriptions and personification, using these techniques to create their compositions.
All aspects of poetry from the National curriculum in reading, spoken language and writing composition will be covered across the full set Au1-Su2.
National curriculum skills for this unit:
For schools that use Pathways to Write, this unit aligns with the summer 1 set 1 unit.
Poems for this unit are included in the unit or can be found online.
Some of them can also be found in the following poetry anthologies:
The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems complied by Judith Nicholls and I am the seed that grows the tree: A nature poem for every day of the year edited by Fiona Waters.
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