A set of 9 posters examining different styles of poetry.
The nine styles include:
A poem where a letter in each line forms a word or phrase when read in sequence.
A rhythmic poem that tells a story. Ballads are often used in songs.
A Japanese poem that consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables.
A funny or unusual poem that consists of five lines.
A lyric poem usually about a particular person or thing.
A poem that describes something without actually naming what it is.
A five-line poem that contains vivid imagery and conveys a certain mood or emotion.
A poem made up of several stanzas of two describing words.
A poem comparing two subjects that is shaped like a diamond.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society. A high-quality education in English will teach pupils to speak and write fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others and through their reading and listening, ot...
By the beginning of year 3, pupils should be able to read books written at an age-appropriate interest level. They should be able to read them accurately and at a speed that is sufficient for them to focus on understanding what they read rather than ...
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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