English in the Owls

This term in the Owls, we have been focusing on war themed literature in our English lessons. We began the term looking at and creating our own war poetry for Remembrance Day.

First, we looked at what a good one looks like (WAGOLL) and analysed the poetic features and devices.

Next, we watched some footage from the front line of WW1 and looked at some thought-provoking images. After a long discussion, we created our own war-related poetic devices.

We then planned and wrote our poem in our books.

Finally, we presented our poetry ready for the Remembrance Day Assembly. Here are some examples:

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