Experimenting with Poetry Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6

Teach Starter Publishing
13 x lessons | Suitable for years: 5 - 6

This English unit addresses the common elements of poetry and explores how these may be applied to shape poems, limericks, odes and simple ballads.

It consists of 12 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included and will require an additional lesson.

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  • mrthomasteacher

    Thank you Teachstarter, this unit has been so useful in our writing sessions. I would love to see another unit in this style based on all Australian poems to relate to history units. 5 Stars

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi there Mr. Thomas. Thank you so much for your positive feedback regarding our poetry unit. I'm so glad you and your class have found the unit useful. An Australian poetry unit sounds interesting... feel free to request a resource using our 'Request a Resource' widget and perhaps this idea will get voted up to number one by our members! Best wishes for the remainder of the school year.