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Introducing poetry in the classroom

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Creative writing, Poetry
Programme: Book Week Scotland, First Ministers Reading Challenge
Language: English
Genre: Poetry
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

The activities in the resource will help you introduce poetry to your P4-7 pupils.

The resource explores poems by Michael Rosen, Joseph Coelho, Joshua Seigal and James Carter and is divided into four areas: quick activities to introduce poetry; performing poetry; creating a poetry friendly classroom; and poetry toolkit.

Activites include:

Video Joseph Coelho: A Year of Nature Poems