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CLIP 8830

Poems about animals

Poems about animals
Key Info
  • Poems about animals
  • Duration: 02:29
  • Children share poems about animals, written from their own observations. Similes are used effectively to build rich imagery in each case.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: animals, animal poems, poetry, imagery, simile
Ideas for use in class
  • Share clips of animals with pupils or make a visit that includes observation of animals. Discuss similes that might apply to descriptions of the animals. Pupils write poems from their observations of animals.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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