Writing Poetry

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

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Photographic Poetry

Create a poem in response to photographs you have, or you wish you had.
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Nonsense Poetry

Nonsense Poetry

A collection of nonsense poetry for use in your classroom.
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Pirates, Pirates, Pirates

Use this format to encourage children to write poetry involving alliteration and lots of adjectives!
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Opposites Poem

Opposites Poem

Write an opposites poem by following the template and using the given sets of opposite words.
7 - 11
Poetry Language Planner

Poetry Language Planner

There are lots of different types of language that children (and older poets) can use within their poems...
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Registration

Create a modern version of the 'Registration' poem by Allan Ahlberg. 
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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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