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Write a rondel poem with Joseph Coelho

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Poetry
Programme: Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Genre: Inspiration
Age group: 12-14, 15-18

In the video below, poet Joseph Coelho shows and leads young people through how to write a rondel poem. A rondel poem is stuctured poem in which certain phrases and lines repeat.

This video is a great activity to share with young people to start a poetry project, as a class starter on National Poetry Day, or as a way to generate ideas with young people for a creative writing activity.

You will need pen and paper at the ready to join Joseph in writing a own rondel poem!

Video Write a rondel poem