Free Teaching Resources for Poetry Day

21st Mar 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

World Poetry Day is almost open us and we have some quick and easy ideas to get your pupils creating their own poetry! all of our ideas are free to download and we would love to hear how you’ve got on with them – you can tweet us @AsCreatives Shakespeare Personification Poetry Writing poetry inspired … Read More

Teaching Resource: Shakespeare Personification Poetry

19th Mar 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

Writing poetry inspired by Shakespeare’s plays is a great way to
 cement understanding and celebrate learning, particularly around
 specific scenes. Once pupils begin to think themselves part of the 
scenery, their imaginations seem to more easily ‘ fill in’ the space
 around them, taking in not just the physical space but the atmosphere
and mood in … Read More

Teaching Resource: Character Clerihews Poetry Activity

6th Mar 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

Challenge your pupils to share their understanding of and thoughts about characters from books they’re exploring through poetry. Four line poems with a clear rhyming structure, clerihews are easy to construct – and packed with facts and descriptions! Download the resource here Resource Character Clerihews instructions Character Clerihews PowerPoint Find more teaching ideas and resources … Read More

Teaching Resource: Animal Rhymes – Poetry Activity

21st Feb 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

Supporting children in thinking about rhymes, there are obvious links between Animal Rhymes and phonics teaching. The activity can lead to wonderful poetry – and also develops strategic thinking! Download the resource here   Download the Resources Download the resource here Download the staff sheet Download the pupil sheet Get in touch and let us … Read More

Teaching Resource: Apollo 11 FactFiles

10th Feb 2019Free Teaching Resources

July will mark fifty years since humans first set foot on the moon – and our Apollo 11 FactFiles have been designed to help you and your pupils to celebrate this landmark scientific anniversary. There are three to choose from (EYFS, KS1 Lower KS2 and Upper KS2) – and there are both colour or black … Read More

Teaching Resource: Holocaust Memorial Day

10th Jan 2019Free Teaching Resources

This activity designed for Holocaust Memorial Day provides pupils with a great opportunity to reflect on people who have helped them in the past – and people they have helped themselves. We’d love to hear how you get on with (and develop) the activity, so please let us know! Download the resource here   Back … Read More