War Horse poetry

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By Brenda Williams

Read a poem inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse and use it to inspire children to write their own poetry.

Previous Learning
  • Familiarity with Michael Morpurgo’s book ‘War Horse’.
  • Activity sheet , ‘The Great War’, taken from Read and Respond: War Horse.
  • Experience of listening to poems and discussing reactions and sharing views on the imagery created by the poem.

Shared understanding and interpretation of the poem

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