Year 3 Term 1
Poetry: Observation and senses
Objectives 9, 12, 13
Resource Title
  Tournament in Kids' Castle: Poetry: Observation & Senses  
Type of Resource
  Link to Kids' Castle  
  Kids' Castle  
  This section features information and a selection of pictures about tournaments (move your mouse over the picture of the castle and click tournament when it appears).  
URL of project


In the Classroom

Use these as starting points for poems. Use brainstorming to generate suitable words and phrases. Think about word patterns etc.

Online activities, instructions or forms
  Send poems to the site using the form provided  
URL of online activities   
Extension activities URL
Linked activities
  Read more poems at  
Keywords for extensions: Adaptations for different age groups and abilities, special needs
  Acrostic Poetry for younger children writing a sentence for each line
Acrostic Poetry for older children using a single word per line that conveys the theme of the poem.
Build shape poems and fill the shape with words relevant to the poem.
Experiment with haikus.
External Links  

NLS framework objective (Year)
NLS framework objective (Term)
NLS framework objective (Number)
  9, 12, 13  
NLS framework objective (Name)
  To generate ideas relevant to a topic by brainstorming, word association, etc
To investigate and collect sentences / phrases / for story openings and endings – use some of these formal elements in re-telling and story writing
To collect suitable words and phrases, in order to write poems and short descriptions; design simple patterns with words, use repetitive phrases, write imaginative comparisons
Year group(s) UK - Starting Year group range
Ending year group range

Curriculum Links
  English, Literacy, History  
ICT Skills

Word Processing

Teacher experience level
Length of time required
  2 - 3 lessons  
Resources required
  Examples of poetry  




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