Year 5 Poetry Videos

Year 5 have advanced their literacy work based around the Street Child book to include some incredibly powerful performance poetry. The pupils are all familiar with the story. We have been learning all term about some of the themes in the book such as the need to escape and to find some freedom.

Year 5

We have used this as a springboard to write our own pieces of performance poetry. We asked the pupils to think about what it really means to be free, and to try and incorporate some metaphors to give our poems a powerful message.

Year 5

The pupils have also given great thought to the delivery of their work. We wanted these poems to become alive, putting across effectively some of the deep emotions that are expressed in Street Child. As you can see from the videos below, this was a message that was certainly heard…

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