The activities in Developing Literacy: Poetry Lower Primary encourage children to:
- Re-read familiar poems with predictable and repeated patterns
- Develop their enjoyment of familiar and new rhymes, jingles, verses and poems
- Recite poems
- Notice the structures of poems they read and understand how the language of poetry works
- Play with words, sounds, rhymes and rhythms
- Create their own poems and rhymes with the aid of the frameworks provided.