Engage primary school pupils using this acrostic poetry pack based on Ancient Egypt. Pupils can use the templates provided in a variety of ways to create poems that describe Ancient Egypt, and what life was like, using related vocabulary that may be studied at school as part of the history curriculum.
A variety of tier 3 vocabulary, linked to the seasons, is included in the pack to link with studying as part of a history topic.
Teacher notes are also included, with guidance on how the resource could be used in the classroom.
Vocabulary included in this acrostic poetry pack are:
- ANCIENT EGYPT
- CANOPIC JARS
- RIVER NILE
- DEATH MASK
- SCARAB BEETLE
National Curriculum English programme of study links
- compose and rehearse sentences orally, building a varied and rich vocabulary … (year 3/4 )
- to select appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning (year 5/6)