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My Shadow

Read the poem My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson, and see if you can answer the comprehension questions below - you can print the questions off or write them into your exercise books. 

Comprehension Questions


  1. Use the planning sheet below and write your own poem on any theme you like - could be about your time at home or about a pet. 
  2. Read aloud and perform your poem at home. Understanding poetry is all about performing it too! 


We would love to see what you get up to, so please send us any pictures of your comprehension and poetry work to the office email. 

Your Poems!