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wc 8th June 2020

Friday 12th June 2020

LI: To compare and contrast poems

 

Read Keep a poem in your pocket. What do you think it means? How could a poem stop you from being lonely?

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Task 1

Pick your two favourite poems from the week. You are going to compare the similarities.

 

Read the frame below. Have a go at saying your answer out loud.

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Now, write your paragraph out in your neatest handwriting.

 

Task 2

Now, you are going to compare the differences between two poems. You can choose the same two as above or pick two different ones.

 

Read the frame below. Have a go at saying your answer out loud.

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Now, write your paragraph out in your neatest handwriting.

                                                                                                                                         

Thursday 11th June 2020

LI: To analyse poetry

 

Task 1

Read the four nature poems: The Garden Year; First Primrose; Colouring In; Autumn Fires.

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Choose your favourite of these poems. Why do you like it?

 

Task 2

Use the questions below to think about your favourite poem.

 

Read each of the sets of questions, think about your answer and then carefully write it down. Use should aim to write between 5-6 full sentences for each question.

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Wednesday 10th June 2020

LI: To write a poem

 

Task 1

Read the poem Summer Days. What do you like about the poem? Which is your favourite line? Can you spot a pattern in the way it is written?

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Each line has 4 or 5 lines, and follows the pattern: adjective, noun, verb and then an adverb.

 

Fill in the word table to show the pattern of words used in the poem.

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Task 2

You are now going to write your own poem based on the same pattern.

 

  1. Choose a title for your poem. You can choose your own idea or it could be:
  • A day at the beach
  • Summer meadow
  • Seasons of the tree

 

2. Fill in the blank word table to make lines for your poem.

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3. On a new piece of paper, choose your favourite lines and put them in an order you like to make your poem. Write it out in your neatest handwriting.

                                                                                                                                         

Tuesday 9th June 2020

LI: To learn and perform a poem off by heart

 

Task 1

Read Snow. What patterns can you spot in this poem?

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Task 1

Fill in the boxes on the Memory Frame (or draw them on a piece of paper) with quick pictures that will help you remember each line of the poem.

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Task 2

Use your pictures to practise saying the poem without looking at the words. It may take you a while to learn the poem off by heart, but keep going!

 

SHOW TIME: Perform the poem (without looking at the words) to someone in your house.

                                                                                                                                         

Monday 8th June 2020

LI: To perform a poem

 

This week, we will be looking at poetry.

 

Task 1

Read the poem below called Revenge. Read it three times so that you are really familiar with the words.

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Now cover up the words. Can you say the poem using just the pictures at the bottom? If you can’t, look at the words and try again.

 

Task 2

Look at the words and definitions below. They have been jumbled up. Write down each word with the correct definition.

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Task 3

Read 3 more poems, Snow, Mrs Sprockett’s Strange Machine and The Moon.

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Choose your favourite poem. Read the performance questions below and make notes on them.

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Practise performing your poem until you are really confident.

 

SHOW TIME: Read your chosen poem out to someone in your house.

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