Year 6 Blitz!
Pupils explore the sights, sounds, smells and emotions of World War II. They focus on experimenting with personification to create strong imagery and make effective language
choices, drawing on a range of descriptive techniques.
Outcome: A narrative poem exploring the experience of the Blitz from the viewpoint of a child.
Blitz by Mary Désirée Anderson
Others from Poems from the Second World War ed. Gaby Morgan: Autumn Blitz by Frances Cornford, Bombed Church by Elizabeth Berridge, The Black-out by Mary Desiree Anderson & Black-out by Valentine Ackland. My Friend the Enemy by Dan Smith (Ch 1 from Lovereading4kids)