In this text based, 5 session English planning, word play and puns are explored through a variety of engaging animal poetry. Pupils research their own animals, creating nonsense words of their own. They think about techniques to make their poem ‘ear-catching’, focusing on adjectives, alliteration and subordination.
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 2 set 1 unit.
Poems for this unit can be found online and in: The Works Anthology (Red) by Paul Cookson.
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