Appealing to the Senses – Grade 1 Reading and Writing
This resource is a complete unit of work which includes a planning overview, lessons and activities, a 60 slide PowerPoint presentation and 10 accompanying worksheets.
Appealing to the Senses includes a variety of activities for Grade 1 children of a range of abilities. The PowerPoint uses bright color, large and attractive fonts, vibrant imagery, sound and easy to follow, child-friendly language. Activities include:
Pre-writing discussion - what are the senses?
Exploring and discussing poetry - reading, listening to and talking about poems
Using words/phrases to describe the senses
Individual, pair and group work
Using photographs and images to stimulate discussion and description
Using words and phrases to describe personal experiences
Describing a special place using a writing frame
How to plan a poem
Writing a poem using the senses (with scaffolding)
Writing assessment task - write a simple poem
Teaching overview notes
60 slide PowerPoint presentation
10 pages of worksheets to accompany the PowerPoint lessons