To generate and develop vocabulary (Part 1)

In this lesson, we recap the tone and theme of John Lyons' poems 'Carib Nightfall' and 'Dancing in the Rain'. We will then create word maps of vocabulary to use in our own poems about nature and weather. Teaching sequence and video clips of John Lyons reading poems from CLPE (


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