Leaves of gold and crimson
Curl crisply on the street,
Their papery voices chatter
As they crunch beneath my feet.
* Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language.
* Text type - A poetry collection.
* Curriculum links - Geography: `use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather'.
* Check comprehension and embed learning with a reader response spread on pages 22-23.
Celia's children's poems and stories have appeared in numerous anthologies; been broadcast on BBC Schools TV and Radio; used in verse-speaking festivals and some have been set to music. Celia has titles with a number of educational publishers.