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A.A. Milne

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SKU E2CS900780
Poetry Key Stage 1 Reading – comprehension Spoken Language English Year 2
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Introduce your class to the beloved author and poet A.A. Milne. These five complete lessons guide your class through discussing, learning, performing and writing a poem based on A.A. Milne's work. Included in this lesson pack is a Year 2 poetry comprehension lesson. Due to Copyright we are unable to provide copies of the poem with this resource. Relevant links have been provided where needed.

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#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Two out of the five lessons focus on Year 2 poems to perform and helping your class memorise the poem 'The End' and thinking of ways to improve their performances.

Every lesson in this pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, lesson slides and accompanying printable resources, giving you everything you need to study these beautiful and sentimental poems that your class will remember for a long time.

 
#Lesson1ReadingComprehension

Introduce your class to A.A. Milne and his works before challenging them to answer comprehension questions on his well-known poem 'Waiting at the Window'.

Practise your children's comprehension skills together using the provided lesson slides and then challenge them to work independently using the differentiated activity ideas as well as the accompanying printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Poem cards
  • Differentiated question cards
  • Biography sheet
#Lesson2MemorisingtoPerform

Introduce your class to the well-loved poem 'The End' by A.A. Milne. Read and discuss the poem, what it's about and what they like about it.

Challenge the children to memorise the poem in preparation for performing it later in the week. Discuss the different ways that the children can help themselves and their partners memorise the poem.

Instantly download a detailed lesson plan, lesson slides, differentiated activity ideas and accompanying printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Activity cards
#Lesson3MakingaGoodPerformance

This lesson focuses on making a good performance with the poem your class spent time memorising in the previous lesson. They will need to think about and discuss what makes a good performance and generate some hints and tips for a good poetry performance.

Children will spend time practising their performance before they perform it at the end of the lesson to an audience of your choice. Alternatively, the children can film each other's performance and watch it back to help them improve it if necessary.

This lesson comes with a lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, lesson slides and accompanying printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Hints and tips cards
  • Performance score cards
#Lesson4RhymingPatterns

In this lesson your class will become poetry detectives as they try to find examples of different poetic features in the poem 'The End' by A.A. Milne.

They will look at and discuss these features as a class before moving on to focus on the poem's rhyming pattern in preparation for writing their own version of the poem.

This complete lesson comes with lesson slides, lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas and accompanying printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Word cards
  • Number cards
#Lesson5WritingaPoem

Use all the hard work your class has put into studying 'The End' by A.A. Milne as they create and write their own version. They will read and discuss the poem's structure as they decide which features they can adapt and change for their own version, including the poem's repetition and rhyming scheme.

Using the provided writing frames and word banks, the children are supported in their decisions to adapt the poem for their own version.

This lesson comes with all you need to challenge your class to create their own poem based on one of A.A. Milne's most loved poems, including a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, lesson slides and printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Writing frames
  • Word bank
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