A life less ordinary (Poetry)

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By Jillian Harker a teacher and freelance writer.

Open a window on Kenyan life using a poem with familiar and patterned language…


To read on sight high frequency words (Y1); to secure the reading and spelling of words containing different spellings of the long vowel phonemes (Y2).

You will need

A copy of the poem ‘You and me’ (see linked activity sheet); 5cm squares of card and a marker pen (Y1); 8cm square pieces of yellow and blue card (one of each colour for each Y2 child); a flipchart; a marker pen; pencils.

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