Explore poetry using this spring themed writing pack for pupils in UKS2. Pupils will read a short poem describing apple blossom, identifying figurative language (similes, metaphors and personification) used in the free verse.
Pupils will look at images of a variety of spring flowers and blossom, exploring how these could be described using similes, metaphors and personification before writing their own poems.
This primary resources pack includes:
- Model poem – Spring Blossom
- Spring flowers image cards
- Planning sheet
- PPT writing prompt
- Themed writing paper
- Teaching notes with guidance on how the resources could be used
National Curriculum Programme of study links
Pupils should discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader.
Pupils should be taught to plan their writing by noting and developing initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary.
Pupils should be taught to draft and write by selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning.