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This week we will be writing an acrostic poem. 

Watch the video to find out what an acrostic poem is.

With your adult at home, have a go at writing a simple acrostic poem for your name. You could start by writing some key words next to each letter. Example 

Lovely 

Unique 

Caring

Youthful 

 

Now try it with some names of your family members.

Task 2

Watch the video about the snowman.

 

Now imagine you are the snowman. Record what you can see, hear, smell, taste and touch in the boxes below. Remember to use describing words to make your work more interesting. 

 

The Snowman - Walking In The Air

Task 3

Look back at your ideas from your senses grid. 

Match your best ideas to the first letter of the word snowman. Remember to write the word vertically in your book.

 

S

N

O

W

M

A

N

 

Now turn your words and phrases into short sentences. Watch the video again if you need more ideas or use your own knowledge of winter to add some personal experiences to your poem.

 

 

 

Additional tasks

  • Write a letter to Santa
  • Write Christmas cards for family and friends
  • Write a Christmas poem or song

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