Writing Poetry

Help your children to develop their poetry writing with these ideas and resources.

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Christmas Poems

 Try this idea for poem-writing during the festive season!
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Riddles

Teach your children about riddles when they are familiar with rhyming.
7 - 11

Poetry Jumbled Sentences

Enlarge these sentences and cut them out. Ask children to arrange them and rearrange them until they have a poem that they like.
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Stars Poetry Resources

Stars Poetry Resources

Use these resources to help children to write poems about stars!
7 - 11

Limericks

Learn about limericks! Contains lots of examples and suggested activities.
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Poetry Banners

Poetry Banners

Celebrate your children's wonderful poetry on a display board, using our free printable display banners.
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Fireworks Poems Display

Fireworks Poems Display

A super fireworks poem display!
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An A to Z of Spring Display

An A to Z of Spring Display

A display showing Literacy and Art work, linked to Spring.
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Returning to Myst Display

Returning to Myst Display

We used the computer game Myst IV in our lessons, supporting Literacy, Art, Music, Science and many other subjects. This display shows a selection of the children's work, including:
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Autumn Display

Some poems about Autumn were written on a piece of paper in the shape of a leaf. These were then added to this autumn themed display.
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Shape Poems Display

Shape Poems Display

Could your class create some amazing shape poems like these ones?
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Onomatopoeia Display

Onomatopoeia Display

A lovely display idea for teaching onomatopeia.
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