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Jabberwocky

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SKU E5CS900600
Poetry Writing to Entertain Key Stage 2 English Year 5
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Revel in the nonsense and whimsy of the classic Lewis Carroll poem using this ready-to-teach pack of Jabberwocky KS2 lesson plans. Looking for more Poetry schemes? Check out our Poetry collection.

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#TheCompleteSeries7lessons

Engage your class with the silliness of Carroll's writing as they explore the nonsense portmanteaus that he created for his writing. Challenge them to identify the nouns, verbs and adjectives that the poet used and come up with their own definitions for these new, fabulous words. Your class will have the opportunity to explore the narrative of the poem before turning their hand to creating their own version of the poem using what they have learnt.

This Jabberwocky planning KS2 lesson pack comes with all you need to introduce your class to 'Jabberwocky'. The pack comes with detailed lesson plans, differentiated activity ideas, PDF lesson slides as well as all the printable resources to support the class as they work independently.

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#Lesson1Comprehension

This first Jabberwocky KS2 lesson allows your Year 5 class to dip their toes into the weird and wonderful world of 'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll. They will explore who the author was before listening to the poem for the first time.

The children will have the opportunity to give their initial responses to the poem before delving deeper into the poem's characters and story. They are challenged to retrieve information from the poem as well as commenting on the plot.

This Jabberwocky planning KS2 lesson pack comes with all you need to introduce your class to 'Jabberwocky'. The pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, PDF lesson slides as well as all the printable resources to support the class as they work independently.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Poem sheet
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Story cards
  • Poem lines
#Lesson2WordClasses

Help your class discover that even if they are nonsense, words can be classified into their different word classes. Engage your Year 5 class as they become word detectives and classify words from the famous poem 'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll.

Instantly download this complete lesson pack which comes with a detailed lesson plan, PDF lesson slides and all the printable resources to support your class as they work independently.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Poem sheet
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Word cards
  • Word class headings
#Lesson3Portmanteaus

Bask in your class's creativity as they construct and create their own words and meanings as portmanteaus from other words. The children will explore the nonsense words from the poem 'Jabberwocky' and discuss what these words might mean.

Instantly download this complete lesson pack which comes with a detailed lesson plan, PDF lesson slides and all the printable resources to support your class as they work independently.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Poem sheet
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Word cards
  • Poem lines
#Lesson4Imagery

Give your class the chance to stretch their creative muscles as they respond to the imagery that is created within the poem. They are challenged to create their own interpretations of the creatures and setting of the poem using their chosen art materials.

This Jabberwocky planning KS2 lesson pack comes with all you need to explore the imagery in the poem 'Jabberwocky'. The pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, PDF lesson slides as well as all the printable resources to support the class as they work independently.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Poem sheet
  • Differentiated challenge cards
  • Worksheet
#Lesson5PoeticFeatures

This lesson focuses on the different poetic features and structures that have gone into creating the classic poem 'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll. The children will discuss the different structural aspects of the poem including rhythm, rhyme and internal rhymes before also exploring different poetic features.

Challenge your class to create a set of instructions for writing a poem like 'Jabberwocky'. A dash of nonsense and a big scoop of rhyme will go a long way if anyone wanted to write a poem like this!

This Jabberwocky planning KS2 lesson pack comes with all you need to explore the structure and poetic features in the poem 'Jabberwocky'. The pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, PDF lesson slides as well as all the printable resources to support the class as they work independently.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Poem Sheet
  • Differentiated challenge cards
  • Worksheet
#Lesson6PlanningOurPoem

Prepare your class as they begin to think about writing their own poem inspired by Lewis Carroll's 'Jabberwocky'.

Challenge your class to use all they have learnt from studying the ingredients of the poem and little nuances of nonsense words, to plan out their ideas for their own version of the poem. How many new words can they create and bend to use in their writing? Create a repeated refrain together and allow the children to tweak and amend this for their own writing.

This single Jabberwocky KS2 lesson pack comes with PDF lesson slides, a detailed lesson plan with differentiated activity ideas as well as printable supporting resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Template sheet
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Poem sheet
  • Planning maps
#Lesson7WritingOurPoem

In this final 'Jabberwocky' KS2 lesson the children will become mini Lewis Carrolls as they create their own version of the nonsense poem. They will use all the different features of the poem that they have studied to create their own success criteria for creating a poem inspired by 'Jabberwocky'.

This Jabberwocky planning KS2 lesson pack comes with all you need to challenge your class to create their own version of the poem 'Jabberwocky'. The pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, PDF lesson slides as well as all the printable resources to support the class as they work independently.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Success criteria cards
  • Worksheet
  • Poem sheets
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Curriculum Objectives covered

Reading - Word Reading Objectives:

  • apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology), as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet.

Reading - Comprehension Objectives:

  • perform their own compositions, using appropriate intonation, volume, and movement so that meaning is clear.

Writing - Composition Objectives:

  • selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning
  • assessing the effectiveness of their own and othersโ€™ writing
  • proposing changes to vocabulary, grammar and punctuation to enhance effects and clarify meaning

Spoken Language Objectives:

  • listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers
  • ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge
  • use relevant strategies to build their vocabulary
  • articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions

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