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Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: Spanish
Type of text: Poem
Author or source: Clemencia Laborda
Intended age of students: Key Stage 2/3
Source reference: Source:

Ventanas azules
verdes escaleras,
muros amarillos
con enredaderos,
y en el tajadillo
palomas caseras.

Attached files:
photographs needed of different homes in different places

Powerpoint screen attached suggests writing a List Poem about a person

File nameFile typeSize
Make a biographical list poem.pptxNo description91.43 kBInfo

Presentation / recap of common vocabulary seen in the photos (to include the house vocab in the poem)
Inc. colours
Cultural observations of similarities and differences
Student questions
Presentation of the poem
Students illustrate their understanding of the poem – as a picture or in English words
Creative writing: students use the structure to write a verse about their own home or one of the homes seen in the presentation above.
Option to record their voices performing
Display / read / listen to each others’ work.

cultural input
stimulus for creative writing - this is a List Poem , a straightforward writing frame that learners can use flexibly.

understanding (could be a translation) creative writing

Topics or themes:
colours, house and home

plural adjectives, adjectival position


How much time required:
1 lesson

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