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Lesson 4

Lesson 4 LO: I can write a descriptive poem

Recap on words and phrases collected in previous lesson.

Look at the rainforest pages from the book


Model writing – show how to shape these words and phrases into a verse of poetry that describes the setting, e.g.


Monkeys swinging from tree to tree,

River rushing by,

Birds squawking above in the trees,

Ssh! Is that a growl?



Come up with your own lines for a verse describing the rainforest when you have finished draw some illustrations to go with your verse.


Remember to:

Describe what you can see, hear, smell, feel

Write 1 line under the other.