Poetry KS2 Literacy. Teachers, help to develop an appreciation of poetry in your 7 to 11 year olds. Parents, encourage your children to read poetry and write poems of their own.
Dafydd Drops A Goal Interactive
Dafydd Drops a Goal is a poem about rugby. It tells of a young boy dropped to the substitutes' bench during an important cup match. He comes on to play during the dying minutes of the game and saves it with a drop goal. The unit was specifically written to provide pupils, particularly boys, with some challenging material that would perhaps change their attitude towards poetry.
How To Write A Poem Video
Your poem can be about anything - a thought, an emotion or a story. Poems can rhyme, use alliteration or rhythm but they don't have to.
Imagery And Poetry Video
The poems 'The School Bell' and 'Spaghetti' by Frank Flynn and 'The Beach' by William Hart-Smith are read over a visual background. Craig Charles discusses how the poets have used simile and metaphor to create images.
Magnetic Fridge Poetry Interactive
Wild about words? Create your own animal and plant poems using ARKive’s fridge magnets.
Poems For Children To Recite Text
This collection of poems has been compiled to assist teachers in finding suitable poems for children. Some are classic poems, others are more contemporary – all of them are suitable for children to perform and read aloud. Learning to retell a poem from memory is challenging and with this in mind the selected poems have been chosen for their use of rhythm and rhyme.
Rhyming Dictionary Interactive
Type in the word you want to rhyme and click the Show Rhymes button, and I'll show you a list of words that rhyme with your word. Great tool for budding poets.