Guided Reading Planning Cards Instructions: The Poetry Grid

Content Domain – KS1

1a

1b

1c

1d

1e

1a – Draw on knowledge of vocabulary to understand texts

1b – Identify and explain key aspects of fiction and non-fiction texts, such as characters, events, titles and information.

1d – Make inferences from the text

Content Domain – KS2

2a

2b

2c

2d

2e

2f

2g

2h

2a – Give / explain the meaning of words in context

2b – Retrieve and record information / identify key details from fiction and non-fiction.

2c – Summarise the main ideas from more than one  paragraph (verse)

2D – Make inferences from the text / explain and justify inferences with evidence from the text

2g – Identify / explain how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases

Resources: A poetry  grid – KS1 or KS2 version

Downloadable Resources

poetry-grid-blank-feb17 PDF version for KS2

poetry-grid-blank-feb17 Word version for KS2

poetry-grid-explanation-feb-17 PDF for KS2

poetry-grid-explanation-feb-17 Word version Word version for KS2

Poetry Grid KS1 Y3:4 explanation PDF version for KS1 and Y3/4

Poetry Grid KS1 Y3:4 explanation Word version for KS1 and Y3/4

A Poetry Grid

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 Method:

Ask children to discuss and/or complete a poetry grid. There are two versions, one for KS1/ and Y3/4 and one for Y5/6. The poem can be pasted into the middle of the grid and then the children can highlight it and annotate it under the four headings.

Test Question Practice  – KS1

Written Answers

Find and copy

What 2/3

Italics to quote

Question words

Graphic Answers

Tick one

Test Question Practice  – KS2

Written Answers

Find and copy

Give one/two

Write down

Explain fully

Short sentence (Give the meaning…)

Long sentence (What does … suggest)

Graphic Answers

Tick one

Circle the correct option