Introducing Poetry in the Classroom
The activities in the resource will help you introduce poetry to your P4-7 pupils.
The resource explores poems by Michael Rosen, Joseph Coelho, Joshua Seigal and James Carter and is divided into four areas: quick activities to introduce poetry; performing poetry; creating a poetry friendly classroom; and poetry toolkit.
- Dicussion points: what is poetry?
- Jigsaw poems
- Introducing rhythm and sound games
- Word association game
- Using the senses to inspire creative writing