Spellbound and Riddle

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By Norman Vandal and Judith Nicholls

Two short poems with an ICT theme: a riddle (about a word processor); and a humorous word play poem about a spell checker.


Background information

This poster features two short poems with an ICT theme: one a riddle; the other a humorous word play poem. They are particularly useful for children working on Y5 Poetry Unit 1 – Poetic style, while ‘Riddle’ would also be relevant to Y6 Poetry Unit 1 – _The power of imagery.

Shared learning and teaching

Before reading

  • Ask the children:
    • What do we already know about poetry?
    • Do you have a favourite poem?
    • How can a poem make you feel?
  • Look at the two poem titles. What do they make you think about?
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  1. fun folder
    on 8 January 2010

    the riddle

    i LOVE! the riddle! seya!