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Exploring Poetry Worksheet - Context, Purpose and Audience

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 5 pages | Years: 3 - 4

A worksheet to help students understand context, purpose and audience in poetry.

Use this teaching resource when studying poetry in your classroom.

Students read the poems Daycare DisastersMy House and Night, then investigate the context, purpose and audience of each poem.

Answers for teachers are also provided.


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  • Gill Light

    I'm not sure that the 'Night' poem is really appropriate for Year 3-4 or, in fact, most primary school students as it could be quite scary, particularly for those who experienced nightmares or difficulties sleeping themselves

    • Melissa Teach Starter

      Hi Gill, Thanks so much for your feedback, I will pass it along to our resources team to take a look at. If there are any changes, all members that have previously downloaded it will receive an update. Melissa