Poetry

English Year 6 Autumn Performance Poetry

Choral and Performance Poems

Have fun reading, writing and performing poetry (flash-mob anyone?). Explore poetry features and bust fairy tale stereotypes. Study expanded noun phrases and subjunctive form.

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

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to performance poetry
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
(
All provided in resources)
All of Us Knocking on the Stable Door
by David Harmer
Jack and the Beanstalk by Roald Dahl
Jack’s Tale by Judith Nicholls
Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard
Fuss Fuss Fuss or The Goldilocks Rap by James Carter

Websites
‘Clever Trevor’ by Benjamin Zephaniah from bbc.com
‘Detention’ by Dominic Macdonald from YouTube.com
‘The Visitor’ by Ian Serraillier from bbc.co.uk
‘Whose Dem Boots?’ by Valerie Bloom from bbc.co.uk
'The Dragon Who Ate...’ by Nick Toczek from bbc.co.uk

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Expanded Noun Phrases
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
(Both included in resources)
Jack and the Beanstalk by Roald Dahl
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Roald Dahl

Presentations
Grammar Presentation: Noun Phrases

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Sound elements in poetry
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
(All provided in the resources)
Russian Doll by Rachel Rooney
The Language of Cat by Rachel Rooney
Gran, Can You Rap? by Jack Ousbey
The Sound Collector by Roger McGough

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Explore the subjunctive form
(suggested as 3 days)

With TA or 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.

Coming soon!

You Will Need

Texts
(
All provided in resources)
If I Were a Shape by Brian Moses
If I Were the Leader by Nick Toczek
Jack and the Beanstalk by Roald Dahl
Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard

Presentations
Grammar Presentation: Subjunctive Form

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Write performance poetry
(suggested as 4 days)

With TA or 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.

Coming soon!