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This English reading teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to read and answer comprehension questions about figurative language used in a classic poem. The class can try adding their own verses to extend the poem describing the movement of a ghost in a haunted house.

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Learning Objectives

Discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context. Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain the meaning of words used to express ideas and themes about a topic. I can explain how poets use figurative language to convey images to the reader.

Haunted Houses

Teaching sequence to help the children read and answer comprehension questions about figurative language used in a classic poem

Haunted Houses

Shared reading text to help the children identify the describe the format and structure of a classic poem and explain how the poet has used figurative language to express ideas

Haunted Houses Questions

Activity to help the children answer comprehension questions about figurative language used in a classic poem on a specific them

Haunted House Vocabulary (support)

Activity to help the children identify and record some of the figurative language used in a classic poem to describe objects and ideas

Haunted Houses

Interactive activity to help the children read and answer comprehension questions about figurative language used in a classic poem

Download this teaching pack including a shared reading text, activity worksheets and an interactive presentation to teach the children to read and answer comprehension questions about figurative language used in a classic poem

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