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Writing poetry

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Poems about shoesNew!
A range of creative tasks including a warm-up, brainstorm, and  … read more
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Writing poems about messages
Written for National Poetry Day 2016, this is a teacher-facing  … read more
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As pretty as a picture
A beautifully designed Notebook resource on the effects of similes  … read more
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National Poetry Day: Remember
Teaching ideas and activities to help your students explore the  … read more
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With this pen ...
A creative resource in which students think about the effects  … read more
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Writing haikus
Students explore the haiku form and then make their own.  … read more
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Beginnings
Students match the beginnings and ending of poems and then write  … read more
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Found poems
A lovely, imaginative resource in which students select their  … read more
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Magic and mystery
Activities exploring and adapting some magical and mysterious  … read more
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Making comparisons
Fun introduction to the technique of using comparisons to describe  … read more
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Botanical characters
Uses the poem 'Sally' by Phoebe Hesketh to explore using plants  … read more
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'The Magic Wood' at Christmas
Use the Henry Treece poem as a starting point for creating an  … read more
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Poems about school
Writing poetry inspired by school. Uses ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’  … read more
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Halloween poems
A fun resource which supports students with writing Halloween  … read more
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Making haiku
Help is at hand! Get students on the right track with this helpful  … read more
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Writing rhyming couplets
A fun activity to get students writing in rhyming couplets.  … read more
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Home is ...
Create a list poem about home - lovely resources that would work  … read more
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Fine amour - creating a love poem
Students read and answer questions about the literary conventions  … read more
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Year 6 induction
Interest and enthuse Year 6 pupils with this imaginative letter  … read more
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Talking Turkeys!
A fun way of looking at Benjamin Zephaniah's poem in defence  … read more
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Write your own sonnet
A handy resource that leads pupils to analyse the argument structure  … read more
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Poetry slam
Prepare for and host your own Poetry slam! This worksheet guides  … read more
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Creating poems from poems
Using poems by William Carlos Williams and Eleanor Farjeon as  … read more
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A simile quilt
A fun exercise - creating decorative similes. The original resource  … read more
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Poetry in motion
Move the words around to create animal poems. Interactive fridge  … read more
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Poem into the future
A great follow up for National Poetry Day - and a handy one-off  … read more
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Shopping list poems
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Animal magic
Task sheets for a mini research and poetry project. The original  … read more
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Recipe poems
Students use the format of a recipe to inspire poetry writing.  … read more
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