Year 6 Su1: For Forest – Pathways to Poetry


This new and exciting poetry unit is based on the poem For Forest by Grace Nichols (if purchased as part of Pathways to Write this unit aligns with the 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 6 For Forest by Grace Nichols

Poems for this unit can be found in:
The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems compiled by Judith Nicholls



For Forest
Imagine our natural world as a person with thoughts and feelings. Explore poems written For Forest and For Ocean with personification and imagery. Enjoy reading poetry by Grace Nichols, the renowned poet from Guyana.
Outcome: Pupils create their own poem about the beauty of oceans and communicate to readers about cherishing them.

For Forest in The Barefoot Book of Earth Poems ed. Judith Nicholls