► MORNING REGISTER
Please click below and enter your name in the register if you visited this page today. Thank you.
Narrative means story. A narrative poem is a poem that tells a story.
Many poems don’t have a narrative because they are often just about thoughts and feelings, instead of a story!
Click on the link below and do the LEARN section only, then RETURN here...
Let's check what we have learnt...
Features of a narrative poem
In a narrative poem, a story is told, but rhythm and rhyme are used.
Rhythm and rhyme give the narrative in the poem energy to make it exciting.
Some narrative poems also contain repetition to add rhythm and make it more predictable.
Poems are made up of stanzas. A stanza is a group of lines within a poem, similar to a paragraph.
Features of a stanza
Just like a paragraph, they contain related information and introduce new thoughts or ideas.
Poems can contain a number of stanzas. They are separated by skipping a line.
Like all poems, stanzas can rhyme, but they do not have to.
Click below to watch Michael Rosen perform 'Chocolate Cake'.
Watch it twice:
On your first watch - sit back and enjoy it.
On your second watch - make notes about:
A narrative poem tells a story, but it has rhythm, rhyme and repetition – just like a poem.
It’s ok to make mistakes! Experimenting with words, editing and redrafting are all part of the writing process!
Separate each new idea within your poem by using stanzas.
Today I would like you to create some natural art, inspired by Andy Goldsworthy's work. You may want to collect the things you need from within your own garden, or combine it with a lovely walk in the sunshine - taking a bag with you to collect materials.
Watch the video below for how to get started.
Take your time, choose wisely and create something wonderful - then send me a photo
Record your thoughts about these questions in your exercise book under the title Art Appreciation.
1. What makes this sort of natural sculpture different to other types of art?
2. Can you think of at least two disadvantages to this type of art?
3. Can you think of at least two advantages to this type of art?
4. Do you like this type of art? Why or why not?
Many famous artists such as Van Gogh are no longer alive but Andy Goldsworthy is so we can meet the artist and learn more about what motivates him. Click below to meet him and see him at work...
Listening to someone read a story is a great way to relax and unwind.
We are lucky that, at the moment, we have some fantastic stories being read by famous people and excellent story-tellers that are wonderful to enjoy.
Choose a story from below to listen to. Choose somewhere to relax and enjoy it.
David Walliams is reading a new story this week...AWFUL AUNTIE
► WHAT ELSE?
EXTRA LEARNING SKILLS & EXPERIENCES
PE SUMMER SPORTS CHALLENGE FOR EVERYONE
Follow the link below for full details....