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CONTEXT

Year 6 had been reading 'Refugee Boy' by Benjamin Zephaniah. This is a powerful and inspiring story.

Early on in the book Alem, the central character, is abandoned by his father in a hotel just outside London. They have just fled Ethiopia/Eritrea because of persecution.

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We would not use this piece of work as a basis for setting targets etc

This boy has clearly tried to hard to use figurative language and has transformed the poem from the the first, to second , to third person. He has also carefully edited his work.

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The teacher response is short and to the point.

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A sticker is also used that indicates that more poetry will be written later on. You can see it here.

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The children consolidate their understanding of figurative language at the start of the next lesson.