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To continue our poetry unit, we would like you to read the poem Slowly by James Reeves.

Identify and pick out:

  1. What is the adverb in each line of the poem and what is it describing
  2. Which words rhyme and is there a pattern to this
  3. How many lines are there and how are these split up
  4. What comparisons are made

After you've had a go at analysing Slowly, try to write a poem in the style of James Reeves

Success criteria:

8 lines

First 6 lines starts with the same adverb (all 8 for the LA ability)

Contains a superlative / comparison in line 7

Has a rhyming pattern AABB CCDD

Slowly - James Reeves

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