Poetry

English Year 1/2 Spring Poems on a Theme

Caribbean Poetry

Explore the sights, sounds, smells and rhythms of the Caribbean through the wonderful poetry in A Caribbean Dozen. Grammar includes adding suffixes and writing descriptively using adjectives and adverbs. Be inspired to write a poem about a pet and an autobiography!

Start with the core unit to introduce key texts. Then select from comprehension, SPAG and composition units.

Core
Unit 1 Core: An introduction to Caribbean poetry
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Text
A Caribbean Dozen edited by John Agard and Grace Nichols

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Suffixes and Compound Words
(suggested as 2 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Text
A Caribbean Dozen edited by John Agard and Grace Nichols

SPAG
Unit 3 SPaG: Descriptive writing
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

Adjectives, adverbs and prepositions

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You Will Need

Essential Text
A Caribbean Dozen edited by John Agard and Grace Nichols

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Writing poems and autobiographies
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Text
A Caribbean Dozen edited by John Agard and Grace Nichols