I am looking for a school to do my NQT year and I have an interview next week! I've been asked to teach a lesson: 'Literacy Lesson – you will be required to teach a 20 minute literacy lesson to 15 Year 4 children. The lesson will be based on a text of your choice'. A poetry lesson with the focus of oral rehearsal. I was thinking of reading (as a whole class, a large print at the front and then one between 2) the beginning of a poem. A quick paired/class discussion on what/who is this poem about, what's happening, etc- children to write down idea's (words/phrases) on an individual whiteboard. The children then, independently, write the next part of the poem. The main focus of the lesson being oral rehearsal whilst they're writing. The poem I was thinking of using is from a book called 'Spooky Poems'- Jennifer Curry: They arose from the earth, Tall and thin, They had no eyes, Yet I could feel their cold stare upon me. They had no mouths Yet I could hear their voices ringing in my ears. In armies of twenty, thirty, forty, They troop into towns and cities, People are screaming. This is all of the poem I'd give them (it's titled 'Killer Carrots'. Can anyone give me any pointers or advice?- does this sound like a good interview lesson?