A comprehension activity using a poem.
This comprehension task includes a poem, accompanying questions and suggested answers.
“Oh why do we have to write poems?
Such a ludicrous waste of my time!
There are so many ways to express an idea
Without using rhythm or rhyme.”
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
By the beginning of year 5, pupils should be able to read aloud a wider range of poetry and books written at an age-appropriate interest level with accuracy and at a reasonable speaking pace. They should be able to read most words effortlessly and to...
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