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Old Macdonald’s Farm

This literacy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to select and use vocabulary in a nursery rhyme poem to describe some of the different animals that live on a farm. The class can choose and record words to describe some of the characters that feature in the poem

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use vocabulary in a nursery rhyme poem to describe some of the different animals that live on a farm

Learning Objectives

Listen with enjoyment to poems and respond with relevant comments, questions or actions. Link sounds to letters, naming and sounding the letters of the alphabet.

Learning Outcomes

I can listen to a poem and make comments about the vocabulary used to describe objects. I can identify objects that begin with initial phonemes and match them to letters of the alphabet.

Old Macdonald’s Farm

Teaching sequence to help the children select and use vocabulary in a nursery rhyme poem to describe some of the different animals that live on a farm

Farm Animals

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children suggest vocabulary that can be used to describe different animals that live on a farm

Old MacDonald’s Farm

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children identify and define descriptive vocabulary used in a poem to describe animals that live on a farm

Farm Animal

Template to help the children select vocabulary to complete a sentence to describe one of the animals that live on a farm

Alphabet Board

Activity to help the children identify and record some of the objects that begin with different letters of the alphabet

Old Macdonald’s Farm

Interactive activity to help the children select and use vocabulary in a nursery rhyme poem to describe some of the different animals that live on a farm

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use vocabulary in a nursery rhyme poem to describe some of the different animals that live on a farm

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