Pour un art poétique

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Pour un art poétique

Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: French
Type of text: Poem
Author or source: Raymond Queneau
Intended age of students: Key Stage 2/3
Source reference: Text:

read by an adult
with music ,
read by children

Sample of text:
Prenez un mot, Prenez-en deux

Faites les cuire comme des œufs

Prenez un petit bout de sens

Puis un grand bout d’innocence

Faites chauffer à petit feu.

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The poem takes the form of a recipe about making a poem

Learners could i) extract the recipe-style instructions (verbs)
ii) extract the food recipe language he borrows
iii) practise their reading aloud
iv) use i) and ii) and their own ideas to write a recipe for ... something else / doing something else / writing something else (in French?)

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