Poetry is…

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By Brenda Williamspoet and writer

Use an original poem to inspire Key Stage 2 children to think about and write their own poetry

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Poetry is...

Don’t forget to download the poem slideshow that accompanies these activities.


  1. What is poetry?
  2. Poetry is…
  3. Rhythm, repetition and flow
  4. Creating a poem
  5. Making patterns
  6. Rhyming words
  7. Nonsense poetry
  8. Editing and rewriting
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