Poetry

English Year 3/4 Spring Poetry

Shaping the World

Study biographies and shape poems inspired by historical heroes in Liz Brownlee's wonderful anthology Shaping the World. Carry out word investigations and revise fronted adverbials. Write a biography and poem about a hero.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Shaping the World – Biography and Shape Poems
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

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Shaping the World chosen by Liz Brownlee

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Fronted Adverbials
(suggested as 2 days)

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Shaping the World chosen by Liz Brownlee

SPAG
Unit 3 SPaG – Investigating Words
(suggested as 3 days)

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Shaping the World chosen by Liz Brownlee

Composition
Unit 4 Composition: Writing Biography and Shape Poems
(suggested as 5 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit

You Will Need

Essential Text
Shaping the World chosen by Liz Brownlee