Y4 Poetry – Haiku/ Cinquain
National curriculum content
- Write for a range of real purposes and audiences.
- Draft and write by composing and rehearsing sentences orally (including dialogue), progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures.
- Discussing writing similar to that which they are planning to write in order to understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar.
- Organising paragraphs around a theme.
- Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition.
- Using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause.
- Use and understand the grammatical terminology in English Appendix 2 accurately and appropriately when discussing their writing and reading.
- Assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing and suggesting improvements.
- Proposing changes to grammar and vocabulary to improve consistency, including the accurate use of pronouns in sentences.
- Proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors.
- Read aloud their own writing, to a group or the whole class, using appropriate intonation and controlling the tone and volume so that the meaning is clear.
- To read and internalise the model text.
- To create a text map of the model text.
- To use reading comprehension strategies to understand the text.
- To understand the organisation of the poem.
- To understand vocabulary and definitions.
- To recognise key text features.
- To use new grammatical features in a short burst write.
- To contribute to a shared write.
- To innovate the model text with my ideas.
- To write independently using the skills taught.
What we want children to know and the skills necessary to achieve this
- To be able to write a sentence of 3 for description.
- To write simple sentences and embellish them using adjectives.
- To use short sentences for emphasis.
- To know when to use and write long sentences to enhance description or information.
- Use powerful verbs for emphasis.
- Use specific/technical vocabulary to add detail.
- To understand and use prepositions.
- Use commas in a list effectively.
Grammar and Punctuation Vocabulary
Sentence, full stop, capital letter, simile (as/like), adjective, verb, alliteration, adverb, preposition, synonyms, syllables, onomatopoeia
Haiku, cinquain, eruption, lava, volcano, earthquake, tectonic plates, tsunami