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Performance poetry learning activities

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Creative writing, Poetry
Programme: Authors Live, Book Week Scotland, First Ministers Reading Challenge, Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Genre: Poetry
Age group: 12-14, 15-18
Topics: Poetry

This resource will help you introduce and explore performance poetry and spoken word with young people. The resource is structured as a full-class project, but you can use the activities as stand-alone tasks. It is broken down into four sections: introducing spoken work; exploring spoken work; creative writing; and performing.