Poetry

English Year 3/4 Autumn Poems on a Theme

Poetry from Art

Starting with Grace Nichols' Paint me a Poem, find poetic inspiration in art. Use prepositions and adverbs to write descriptively and practise punctuating dialogue. Celebrate creativity in a class exhibition inspired by Lubaina Himid.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Paint Me a Poem – Introducing Art and Poetry
(suggested as 5 days)

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Essential Text
Paint me a poem by Grace Nichols

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Prepositions and Adverbs
(suggested as 2 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

PowerPoint: Prepositions and Adverbs

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Essential Text
Paint me a poem by Grace Nichols

SPAG
Unit 3 SPaG: Punctuating direct speech; roleplay
(suggested as 3 days)

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Essential Text
Paint me a poem by Grace Nichols

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Art Installation - Character Cut-outs and Poems
(suggested as 5 days)

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Essential Texts:
All texts included in resources