To generate and develop vocabulary (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will recap the tone and themes of John Lyons' poems 'Carnival Jumbie' and 'Carnival Dance Lesson'. We will then create senses word maps to describe what we might see and hear at a carnival to use in our own poems. Teaching sequence and video clips of John Lyons reading poems from CLPE (


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