Poetry

English Year 4 Spring Narrative Poetry

Explore Narrative Poetry

Explore a variety of narrative poetry. Use noun phrases and fronted adverbials, also pronouns. Identify features poets use; learn, recite and write poems that tell a story.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core Unit: Introduction to narrative poems
(suggested as 4 days)

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With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
The Works, chosen by Paul Cookson

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Identifying and using expanded noun phrases
(suggested as 3 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
The Works by Paul Cookson

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Noun Phrases

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Reading and analysing narrative poems
(suggested as 3 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?
If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
Read Me 1 chosen by Gaby Morgan
What is Poetry by Michael Rosen

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Using and punctuating direct speech
(suggested as 3 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
Read Me 1 by Gaby Morgan
The Works by Paul Cookson

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Direct Speech

SPAG
Unit 5 Composition: Composing narrative poems
(suggested as 4 days)

Coping with Lockdown?

With TA/Tutor

These materials are for a TA or Tutor to use with a small group of children or one child.

They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


Back to Lockdown?

If your class or school is having to close for a while, these materials provide a home dimension as well as a clear route map outlining what to teach online, and what to practise at home.

You Will Need

Texts
You Wait Till I’m Older Than You by Michael Rosen

Presentations
SPAG PowerPoint: Direct Speech