Poetry

Teaching resources for reading and writing poetry

Enrich your key stage 1 and key stage 2 poetry lessons with our collection of downloadable poetry resources, designed to get children thinking about poetic forms and poetic devices, including alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia and similes.  

The collection includes poetry comprehensions that ask children to consider the structure, language and meaning of a range of modern children's poetry and classic poems and you'll also find activities, worksheets and PowerPoints to help children write their own poems, including acrostic poems, haiku, performance poetry, kennings and cinquains.

You may also like our whole school poetry resource pack, Poetry for all, which includes links to the National Curriculum,  lesson plans, sample poems for every year group, poetry activities and writing activities. Perfect for National Poetry Day!

 

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Primary
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Primary
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Inference and deduction
Comprehension resources for KS1 and KS2
English
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Worksheet
Student activity
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Primary
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Book-based resources
Comprehension resources for KS1 and KS2
English
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Role play/debate/discussion
Student activity
Focus
Reading
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Comprehension
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Primary
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Poems on a theme
Poetry
English
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Worksheet
Authors
William Allingham
Books
The Fairies
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Reading
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Comprehension
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Poems on a theme
Poetry
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All about me
PSHE and wellbeing
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Complete lesson
Role play/debate/discussion
Student activity
Focus
Reading
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Comprehension
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Poetry forms
Poetry
English
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Worksheet
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Writing
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