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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in literacy for the Foundation Stage to teach about writing poems on different themes and topics

  • Zoo Visit

    Zoo Visit

    Select and use vocabulary to describe animals that can be seen during a visit to a zoo as part of a poem

  • Park Visit

    Park Visit

    Select and use vocabulary to describe activities that can be completed during a visit to a park as part of a poem

  • Sing a Song of Sixpence

    Sing a Song of Sixpence

    Investigate and change some of the different rhymes and words that feature in a traditional nursery rhyme

  • Five Little Ducks

    Five Little Ducks

    Sequence and order events in a nursery rhyme and segment and blend cvc words

  • This Old Man

    This Old Man

    Explore the use of rhyming language that feature in a traditional nursery rhyme poem

  • Hickory Dickory Dock

    Hickory Dickory Dock

    Investigate the use of patterned language and rhyming in a traditional nursery rhyme

  • Mulberry Bush

    Mulberry Bush

    Perform different actions and select vocabulary words to complete lines in a traditional poem of a nursery rhyme

  • Three Blind Mice

    Three Blind Mice

    Identify and record initial phonemes used in words as part of a traditional story poem of a nursery rhyme

  • Jack and Jill

    Jack and Jill

    Identify and change sets of rhyming words used in a traditional narrative poem of a nursery rhyme

  • Old Macdonald’s Farm

    Old Macdonald’s Farm

    Select and use vocabulary in a nursery rhyme poem to describe some of the different animals that live on a farm

  • Bonfire Night Sky

    Bonfire Night Sky

    Select vocabulary to use in lines for a poem describing some of the sights and sounds seen and heard on Bonfire Night

  • Family Pets

    Family Pets

    Identify and describe responsibilities when feeding, cleaning and exercising different pets

  • Good Neighbours

    Good Neighbours

    Identify and explain how to be a good neighbour by supporting and caring for others in their lives

  • Triangle Halves

    Triangle Halves

    Identify and record how to divide different sized triangles into pairs of equal halves

  • Circle Halves

    Circle Halves

    Identify and record how to divide different sized circle shapes into pairs of matching equal halves