Year 6 Poetry and plays worksheets by Subject
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Reading poetry isn’t just about ‘feature spotting’; working out a poem’s overall meaning and message and responding to it is the most important thing. Learning the definitions and spellings of the poetic terms in this crossword will help you express your thoughts about language in poetry, fiction and non-fiction texts, though.
Adjectives are words use to modify or describe nouns. Using adjectives in your writing makes it more interesting, but only if you use interesting adjectives! Here is a list of nouns. For each of them, come up with AT LEAST TEN ADJECTIVES. The first few will probably be quite easy – and boring! These might be colours, for example. The trick is to really think about each subject and focus on different aspects of it. What does the subject look like, smell like, sound like, feel like?
If the word ‘poetry’ makes you panic, don’t! It’s easier than you think to write a short descriptive poem that creates a striking image in the reader’s mind. Why not have a go?
After reading this Robert Louis Stevenson poem, answer the questions.
Challenge your KS2 child to a Shakespearean wordsearch. Can they find the titles of 14 of the Bard's famous plays hidden in the wordsearch grid?
Read through this poem. In this poem, night is personified. Can you underline any phrases that suggest that night is a person? Then write down some of your ideas and use them to write your own poem that personifies night.
Personification is a figure of speech in which a non-living object is given the characteristics of a person. Can you read through this poem and underline any examples of personification then have a go at writing your own personification poem?
Each object in this poem is personified by a powerful verb and an adverb. Can you underline all the verbs in blue and all the adverbs in pink? Then draw four of the personified objects behaving as they are described.