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Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage Two to teach about writing poetry on different themes and ideas

  • Rain Umbrella Shape Poem

    Rain Umbrella Shape Poem

    Choose vocabulary words to use in a shape poem describe the weather on a rainy day

  • Sea Fish Shape Poem

    Sea Fish Shape Poem

    Select and shape vocabulary words to use in a poem describing different fish that live in the sea

  • Easter Eggs

    Easter Eggs

    Draft and edit shape poems using special vocabulary to describe different colours and patterns used on Easter eggs

  • Egg Colours

    Egg Colours

    Identify and select vocabulary words that can be used to describe different Easter egg wrappings

  • Easter Words

    Easter Words

    Read and compose acrostic poems to explain the meaning of vocabulary connected to the Easter story

  • Poetry Performance

    Poetry Performance

    Select and perform a poem about things that could happen in a school using the correct tones, expressions and actions

  • School Questions

    School Questions

    Select and record a set of questions that could be used to write a short poem about things happening in a school

  • Poetry Lines

    Poetry Lines

    Select vocabulary words to use in lines for a poem to describe different objects connected to the school

  • Easter Egg Poem

    Easter Egg Poem

    Draft and edit shape poems containing special vocabulary to describe different Easter eggs

  • Egg Words

    Egg Words

    Select synonyms for different vocabulary words to build noun phrases for a poem describing a range of Easter eggs

  • Whose Egg

    Whose Egg

    Convert between nouns and pronouns in different sentences to describe ownership of a range of Easter eggs

  • Egg Hunt

    Egg Hunt

    Select and use prepositions for place to describe the position of different Easter eggs that might be hidden around a garden

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style