Poetry

English Year 3/4 Autumn Poems on a Theme

Raining Cats and Dogs

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs! Explore poems about dogs and cats. Investigate form and language and make comparisons. Write a poem from the point of view of a pet.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Understanding and comparing form, structure and language in poems.
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
All poems are provided in resources.

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Identifying/using pronouns and possessives, including apostrophes
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential Texts
All poems are provided in resources.

Core
Unit 3 Core: Writing dialogue
(suggested as 2 days)

You Will Need

Essential Texts
All poems are provided in resources.

Core
Unit 4 Core: Poetry appreciation, performance and writing in the style of one read.
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential Texts
All poems are provided in resources.