Poetry

English Year 2 Autumn Poems on a Theme

Poems about families

Evocative and humorous poems about families are used to stimulate reading, discussion and writing poetry. Learn use of apostrophes and comparative/superlative adjectives.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Read, discuss and respond creatively to poems about families
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Poems from the resources document

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Learning to Use Apostrophes and Commas
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Poems from the resources document

SPAG
Unit 3 SPaG: Suffixes –er and –est on Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
(suggested as 3 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Poems from the resources document

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Planning and writing a letter poem based on one read
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Texts
Poems from the resources document