To write a poem

In this lesson we will use our senses word maps and inspiration from John Lyons' poems to write our own poems about a carnival. We will include a rhyming refrain and will perform to a beat or rhythm. Teaching sequence and video clips of John Lyons reading poems from CLPE (https://clpe.org.uk/poetryline/resources/teaching-sequences/dancing-rain)

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Lesson summary: To write a poem

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Chair yoga

This was the final lesson in the unit John Lyons - Poetry.

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