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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Show this video to your class. They will love it! It is all about a long lost town and was written by our very own David Horner. Use it as a starter to getting them to write stories or poems of their own.
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How well did your last school trip go?
Imagine taking all those nerve wracking calamities and turning them into a recipe!
Here is how you can do it.
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In this post, we are going to look at a poem by Shel Silverstein and give some ideas as to how it might be used.
This gives the children a chance to read some excellent poetry and then study it in detail and use what they discover to write poems of their own.
Continue reading “If The World Was Crazy, What Might It Look Like?”
Have you sent your letter to Santa yet? In this poem from our poet in residence, David Horner ,we find out what one little boy would like Santa to bring him this Christmas.
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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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