Eccentricity and Sound - Edith Sitwell
Jane Anderson uses two poems by Edith Sitwell to offer ways into looking at her fascinating, innovative style, and gives suggestions for creative responses. At a glance: reading, writing, literacy, confidence, sound.
Great title randomiser
Poet Philip Gross teaches students to explore creating poetry titles as a group. At a glance: group poems, juxtaposition, using nouns, using adjectives, sound.
Wide open: teaching grammar with poetry
Rachel Rooney uses her poem 'Wide Open' to support the teaching of grammar terminology and concepts. At a glance: grammar, using adverbs, punctuation, group poems.
Anyone Seen My Dragon?
Roger Stevens uses a James Carter poem to look at creating animal poetry with pupils. At a glance: rhyme, writing a chorus, reading together, animal poems. Part of our Poetry Train resource pack.
Anjum Malik's workshop uses music to turn writing into a physcial activity by helping students relax so their minds can create thoughts and ideas. At a glance: music, memory, drama, group poems, performance.