Poetry

English Year 2 Spring Humorous Poems

Aliens Stole My Underpants

Explore different styles of poems using the fun topic of aliens. Revise adjectives, nouns, verbs and use suffixes to create nouns. Compare poems, write and perform their own poems.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Reading, discussing, reciting and learning poems about aliens
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Aliens Stole My Underpants by Brian Moses

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Using noun phrases in descriptive writing
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Aliens Stole My Underpants by Brian Moses

Presentations
Grammar PowerPoint: noun phrases


Composition
Unit 3 Composition: Reading poems, answering questions and writing comparisons
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Aliens Stole My Underpants by Brian Moses

SPAG
Unit 4 SPaG: Recognising nouns, verbs and adjectives; using –ness / -er to create nouns
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Aliens Stole My Underpants by Brian Moses

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Writing descriptions and poems; reciting and performing poems
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
Aliens Stole My Underpants by Brian Moses