Free Poetry Teaching Resources

26th Jun 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

Here you will find 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 by Shakespeare’s plays is a great … Read More

Teaching Resource: Go Wild for the Summer

1st Jun 2019Free Teaching Resources

The Wildlife Trusts’ 30 Days Wild initiative challenges schools to “do something wild every day throughout June”. This fun activity helps you do just that – and brings both maths and science into the mix too! Download Instructions for Go Wild For The Summer – Reception – KS1 / P1-P3 Download Instructions for Go Wild … 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