The Tyger KS2 Poetry Lesson


A complete poetry lesson for KS2 based on the poem ‘The Tyger’ by William Blake. Includes a PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for two follow-up writing activities. Ideal for exploring classic poetry or as a part of a topic on rainforests or predators. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work.

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The 14 slide PPT contains:
• The poem with supporting visual images
• Background information about the poem and poet
• Discussion questions
• Details of follow-up activities.

The resource also includes:
• A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight.
• Two differentiated comprehension worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains questions linked to the poet’s use of language and requires pupils to express their opinion.