Understanding alphabetical order, nursery rhymes and action, nursery rhymes and traditional rhyme, nursery rhymes and songs, rhyme
Poems with familiar settings, with predictable and patterned language, from other cultures, by significant children’s poets and all based around the theme of Night. Also a collection of riddles, tongue twisters and humorous verse
Observation and the senses, oral and performance poems from different cultures and shape poems
Poems based on common themes, classic poems and study of the range of forms
Four sections paying special attention to the use in poetry of the following parts of speech, and to reading poetry aloud: verbs – active and passive, nouns – abstract and concrete, adjectives and adverbs, rhythm and rhyme.
12 language lessons studying classic and modern poems and based on an A-Z of poetry tools