Read and respond to a poem – ‘How to Paint a Unicorn’
S1 ‘How to Paint a Unicorn’ – What do you already know about unicorns? Look for rhyming words and use adjectives.
Look carefully at the picture of a unicorn.
What do you know about unicorns?
How would you describe a unicorn?
Where do unicorns live?
Draw a picture of a unicorn and record your ideas about unicorns in sentences.
Task 2Read the poem.
What rhyming words can you spot?
Can you think of some more?
Make a list of the rhyming words. For example, pots and lots. Also, dots, shots, spots…
Read the poem again and try to imagine a picture of the unicorn in your head.
How would you describe this unicorn?
Maybe, beautiful, magical, majestic...
Make a list of powerful, precise adjectives to describe the unicorn in the poem.
Task 4 – optionalColour a picture of a unicorn.