PGCE (Primary) Lesson planSubject
: Language and Literacy
No. of children
Children have completed a brainstorm on a fierce creature. They have listened to an alligator poem and have read the poem themselves using tone and expression. Using the alligator poemas a basis for writing the children have written a class poem about their own fierce creature.
Poetry – Fierce creatures
Children working in pairs will begin to plan their own fierce creature poem
Children will use their brainstorm ideas to help with descriptive language
Children will be able to recall how the class poem was planned and written
Lesson Introduction (2-3 mins approx.)Lesson phase 1
(Share lesson outcomes with children, introduce key learning point, link to previous learning, set lessonexpectations)
What did we do yesterday in our poetry? We wrote a class poem about a tiger.Well do you know what boys and girls? We’re now at the really exciting partwhere we get to start writing our own poem. If you can all promise to be reallysensible boys and girls, do you think you could? Well then I’ll even let you workin pairs but you must be really sensible, if you’re going to carry on them we’llhave to work on our own.
Lesson phase 2 (10mins approx.)
(Part of lesson where teacher teaches, new material is outlined, demonstrated and explained)
What did we use yesterday to write our poem?The alligator poem.Did we have to start from the very beginning?We had some words given to us.Well I’m going to give you the same as what we had yesterday but I want you towrite your own poem about your own fierce creature.Before we wrote our poem what was the first thing we had to do? Decide on ananimal. You must also decide on an animal in your pairs before you start your poem.Teacher shows children some toys of animals to give ideas to the children of fierce creatures.After we had decided on an animal what did we have to do? Think what itlooked like and where it lived?You have to do that too.When you start to write your poem what is the first thing you do? Write the title.Every poem must have a title. What do you think your title might be?The name of the animal.