Writing poetry

Challenge reference: 5047

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify some of the key features of poetry and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Listen and respond to a variety of poetry.

  2. Write simple poetry.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Listen to and participate in reciting five or six simple poems
    • Read and perform poetry using pace and volume for effect
    • Talk about repeating patterns
    • Identify rhyming words
    • Express a preference
    • Write two or three simple poems 
    • Generate lists of words on a particular topic
    • Use repeating patterns
    • Write simple rhyming couplets 
    • Start each line with a capital letter
    • Use two examples of alliteration