Poetry

English Year 5 Autumn Classic Poems

Narrative Poems

Lewis Carroll's Walrus and the Carpenter and Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Tales stimulate performance, debate, persuasive writing and poetry writing. Revise adverbs and modal verbs.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Study a classic narrative Poem: The Walrus and the Carpenter
(suggested as 4 days)

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Texts
All poems for this unit are provided in the Resources

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Adverbials for adding information about time, cause and place
(suggested as 3 days)

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Texts
The Walrus and the Carpenter – by Lewis Carroll
A Strange Wild Song – by Lewis Carroll
You are Old, Father William – by Lewis Carroll

Presentations
SPaG PowerPoint: Adverbials

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Exploring Hilaire Belloc’s Cautionary Tales
(suggested as 4 days)

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Texts
All poems for this unit are provided in the Resources

SPAG
Unit 4 SPaG: Understanding and Using Modal Verbs and Adverbs of Possibility
(suggested as 3 days)

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Texts
All texts are included in the resources:

George - by Hilaire Belloc
Franklin Hyde - by Hilaire Belloc
Python - by Hilaire Belloc

Presentations
SPaG PowerPoint: Degrees of possibility

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Writing a poem based on The Adventures of Isabel by Ogden Nash
(suggested as 4 days)

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They support the learning in class in this unit.

Notes are provided for teacher and TA/Tutor.


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Texts
All poems for this unit are provided in the Resources