If you are not using poetry in your classroom on a regulat basis then this is the post for you!
Hopefully by the time you get to the end you will be energised to introduce more poetry activities to your children.
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David Horner, our poet in residence here at Goodeyedeers, used to be a freelance children’s poet visiting schools up and down the country.
A typical session in school would consist of reading some of his poems and then leading workshops with different classes to get the children writing their own poetry.
We have recreated some of these session in the four ‘Bring A Poet Into Your Classroom’ resource packages that can be found at the Goodeyedeers Shop on TES.
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Here are a number of suggestions as to how you might get your children writing poetry about their hands – and maybe their feet as well!
We are going to look at a poem by Michael Rosen called, ‘This Is The Hand’ and use it as a stimulus to getting your children writing their own poems.
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