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This literacy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to select and use vocabulary to describe animals that can be seen during a visit to a zoo as part of a poem. The class can make lists to of animals to match descriptive vocabulary to use when composing lines for a poem.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use vocabulary to describe animals that can be seen during a visit to a zoo as part of a poem

Learning Objectives

Listen with enjoyment to poems and respond with relevant comments, questions or actions. Write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.

Learning Outcomes

I can describe what happens in a poem and identify the meaning of descriptive vocabulary. I can select vocabulary to complete lines from a poem.

Zoo Visit

Shared reading text to help the children identify and define vocabulary that can be used to describe animals that can be seen during a visit to a park

Zoo Animals

Activity cards to help the children select and record animals that might be seen when visiting a zoo to match different adjectives

Zoo Poem

Template to help the children select and write vocabulary word phrases to use in a poem describing animals that might be seen in a zoo

Zoo Visit

Interactive activity to help the children select and use vocabulary to describe animals that can be seen during a visit to a zoo as part of a poem

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use vocabulary to describe animals that can be seen during a visit to a zoo as part of a poem

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