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What Happened to Peter Piper’s Pickled Peppers?

We all know about Peter Piper and the pickled peppers he picked but have you ever wondered what happened to those pickled peppers? Read on to find out and then get your class to create some alliterating tongue twister stories of their own.

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Five Reasons Why You Should Be Using Poetry In Your Classroom

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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Can You Create Some Awesome New Superstitions?

Imagine what some of the well-known, if somewhat silly, superstitions might look like if they were rewritten to make sense!

Your children are going to enjoy listening to David’s ‘Sensible Superstitions’ and then working through the suggestions below to create their some of their own.

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Teach Your Class How To Write Lantern Poetry

Are you looking for a great writing idea to try out with your class?

This idea has lots of potential and your children will love it. We will start by explaining just what a lantern poem is and then look at some ideas you might want to try out with your class.

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Here Is A Fun Poetry Writing Idea To Try With Your Class

What Is Tetractys Poetry?

The tetractys is a triangular figure consisting of ten points arranged in four rows: one, two, three, and four points in each row, which is the geometrical representation of the fourth triangular number. It was an important mystical symbol to the secret worship of the Pythagoreans.

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