Y3 Poetry - The Zealous Zoo
National curriculum content
- Write for a range of 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.
- Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition.
- Using adverbs and prepositions.
- 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 show interest in the model text
- To understand the vocabulary in the text
- To recognise key features in the text
- To teach the structure and box up
- To be able to use capital letters and full stops correctly
- To be able to use powerful verbs effectively
- To use boastful language
- To use determiners
- To be able to use similes
- To create a shared write
- To create own shared write using boxing up
- To generate ideas for an independent write
- To box up for an independent write
- To write independently
What we want children to know and the skills necessary to achieve this
- To apply their knowledge of word class when creating each line
- How to use powerful verbs effectively
- To write in sentences using full stops and capital letters
- To use figurative language (similes, alliteration)
- To extend ideas using the relative clause ‘who’
- To write in the past tense
- To use determiners correctly
- To use boastful adjectives
- To use synonyms to broaden vocabulary
Grammar and Punctuation Vocabulary
Sentence, full stop, capital letter, simile (as/like), adjective, verb, alliteration, adverb, preposition, past tense, determiner, synonyms
Hobbled, terrifying, lazily, cobra, cluttered, locust, lapped, peculiar, heron, tearfully, torture, mischievous, cauldron