Week 4: 27.04.20 - 01.05.20
This week we are going to focus on different poems.
Monday and Tuesday
- "Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll about the killing of a creature named "The Jabberwock". It was included in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z378q6f Listen to the poem.
- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z4mmn39/articles/zgbyw6f Explanation of a nonesense poem.
- Powerpoint 1 - The features of poetry. Children to go through this and complete either the higher or lower sheet about features.
- Powerpoint 2 - writing your own poem in the style of 'The Jabberwocky'. Children to go through the powerpoint which will explain in detail the rhyming sequence.
- Children to have a go at writing their own stanza, please send through your work to our email address or through purple mash.
Wednesday and Thursday
- Look over powerpoint about the poetry form, Haiku. This is traditionally a Japanese poem, with only 3 lines with a specific syllable count.
- There has been a 2do set on purple mash for you to write your own version out. If you are struggling to access puple mash, please complete on a piece of paper amd send over to us via skype or email.
- Use these links to read some famous haikus: https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-a-haiku
- This is my version below:
- Green and speckled legs,
Hop on logs and lily pads
Splash in slow water.
- Can anyone guess what my example is about?
- Today, we will be looking at another famous poem 'The Highwayman'. This poem is long and has plenty of stanzas, but explores a range of themes such as courage, trust and betrayal, love and violence.
- Go through the attached powerpoint and complete the sheet that links.
- There is no writing poetry but we would like you to look at inferences of the poem.
- Once you have completed the sheet, please send over a picture or attachment via email or skype.
- In addition, we have set a small activity on purple mash. When you access the 2do, think of a couple of sentences about how the highwayman may have felt.