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Module: Happy Days

Unit: A bag of laughs - Poems

Level: KS2

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6. Poems for kids

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Source: www.poetry4kids.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use declarative sentences to make statements

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. poems

http://www.poetry4kids.com/poems

Brief Description:
A web-site with a list of poems which are easy for kids to read

User Tips:

  • Click on a poem under 'Newest Poems' or 'Most Popular Poem'.
  • Click 'Organized by category' on the right to look for poems under a specific category (e.g. animal, family, sports).
  • Draw students' attention to the rhyming pairs in the poems.

7. Children's Poetry

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Source: www.storyit.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use declarative sentences to make statements

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. poems

http://www.storyit.com/Classics/JustPoems/classicpoems.htm

Brief Description:
A web-site with a list of classic poems for children

User Tips:

  • Click a poem under 'Children's Poems Online' or 'Children's Poems to Print'.
  • Draw students' attention to the rhyming pairs in the poem.

8. Using process writing with a variety of text types

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Source: LLSS, EDB
Media: Powerpoint words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Classroom Activities , Powerpoint  

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use declarative sentences to make statements
  • Use adjectives to describe people or things

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. poems

Writing:

  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and languages features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. poems
  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/English/32_process_writing/index.htm

Brief Description:
A process writing task which aims at developing students' reading and writing skills through a diary, a fable and poems about nature

User Tips:

  • Select the lesson plan of 'Task Three - Three nature poems'.
  • Show students some examples of 'Shape Poems'.
  • Students can finish the poem 'My Five Senses' by filling in the missing rhyming words.
  • Teachers can refer to the resources package 'Let's Experience and Appreciate Poetry (LEAP)' which is distributed to the school for more teaching ideas about poem teaching.

9. Diamante poems

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Source: NGfL Cymru (www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk)
Media: Web page Animation 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use nouns to identify people or objects
  • Use adjectives to describe people or things
  • Use verbs to describe actions

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. poems

Writing:

  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and languages features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. poems
  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/diamente/eng/Introduction/default.htm

Brief Description:
An interactive tool which guides students to write a diamante poem

User Tips:

  • Read the 'Teachers notes' before carrying out the activities.
  • Click 'Interactive whiteboard activity' to start the activity.
  • Show the step-by-step guide to help students understand how to write a diamante poem in 'Part 1'.
  • Students can click 'Part 2' and 'Part 3' to learn more about the nouns, adjectives and verbs used in different parts of a diamante poem.
  • Students can write their own diamante poem in 'Part 4'.
  • The task can be a self-learning task to learn about diamante writing.

Other resources  

Online rhyming dictionary
An online tool to search for rhyming words
http://www.poetry4kids.com/rhymes

Writing poems for developing students' experience dimension
A task for less able students in Secondary 1 to read and write a poem. Teachers can use the worksheets to guide students to analyze a poem and write their own poem.
http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/article/article_01/action.htm

Poem writing tips
A worksheet about writing a poem for the topic 'My friend and I'
http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/english/64_time_management/downloads/POEM%20WRITING_tips.doc

Poem - Our teacher says
A poem about healthy eating
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/otspoem.htm

Funny Poems for Children
A web-site with poems classified by topics
http://www.funny-poems.co.uk/

Children's Poetry Bookshelf
A web-site with poems that are written by kids
http://www.childrenspoetrybookshelf.co.uk/Templates/poems.asp

Funny School Poems
A list of poems related to school
http://www.robertpottle.com/poems/funny-school-poems.php

The Cream Caky Mystery Game  
An interactive game to fill in the rhyming words to create rhymes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/creamcake_game.shtml

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