Listen to our song about Onomatopoeia. Onomatopoeia is when a word sounds the same when you say it as the sound it describes. Can you think of any other words that are Onomatopoeic?
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Have a look at the Blitz Calligrams below. What do you think? Which words work the best? Can you find words with onomatopoeia?
Have a look at these shape poems based on Badgers. What do you like about them? Can you comment any other words or descriptive phrases we could have used?
Click on the Badger to enter a Shape Poem Creator based on the animals of the woodland. Use your descriptive ideas about the badger to create a shape poem. Extension: try to combine words to make phrases and sentences. What words work best? Why? Once complete, print your poem for use on our display.
We’re writing Olympic Poetry today. Have a look at this site and use it to construct some great poems. Use the snipping tool to take snapshot of your final poem, then save in shared pictures.
We’ll collate all the images and post them later to comment on.
This morning in Literacy we completed our unit of poetry with a session creating poems about Foxes using similies. We worked collaboratively to create this presentation of the poems, editing our first drafts with our response partners as we went along.
What do you think of our poems? What did we do well? Are there any phrases you particularly like? What could we improve on next time?
As part of Reading Week we have been looking at reading and performing poetry. Here is our attempt at a class performance of The Pig by Roald Dahl. Have a listen – we recorded it as part of our plenary.
Well done to those who have started top learn a poem as part of home learning. Keep on going next week, we’ll be having our contest in a few weeks. We’ll try and podcast some of the best performances.